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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian կտցար (ktcʿar); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

կտցար (ktcʿar)

  1. woodcock

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From կտուց (ktucʿ) +‎ -ար (-ar). Compare French bécasse (woodcock) from bec (beak) for a similar formation.

NounEdit

կտցար (ktcʿar)

  1. woodcock
    ջրական կտցարǰrakan ktcʿarsnipe

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “կտցար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “կտցար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կտուց”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press