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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian չակերտ (čʿakert).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

չակերտ (čʿakert)

  1. quotation mark, guillemet

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From չա (čʿa, the name of the Armenian letter չ (čʿ)) +‎ -կերտ (-kert, created), because the quotation marks are similar to the top of the Armenian letter չ (čʿ).

NounEdit

չակերտ (čʿakert)

  1. quotation mark, guillemet

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

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