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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old Armenian տկար (tkar); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

տկար (tkar) (superlative ամենատկար)

  1. weak, feeble, faint
    տկար կողմtkar kołmweakness
    տկար սեռtkar seṙ(dated) the weaker sex
  2. powerless, impotent, incapacitated
  3. sick, sickly, ill
  4. helpless, weak, vulnerable
  5. weak, frail, infirm (physically weak)
  6. unable, incapable, disorganized
  7. (figuratively) inferior, wretched, poor
  8. ineffective, ineffectual, uninfluential
  9. deficient, lacking, scant
  10. (figuratively) blurry, blurred, indistinct
  11. fragile, brittle, flimsy
  12. thin, slender, slim
  13. unstable, weak (mentally or emotionally weak)

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From տ- (t-) +‎ կար (kar).

AdjectiveEdit

տկար (tkar)

  1. feeble, weak, debilitated
  2. powerless, impotent, infirm, languid, faint
  3. small, slight, slender, trifling
  4. fragile, frail

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “տկար”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “տկար”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կար”, 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