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ArmenianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

 
A ruler--a measuring device

From Old Armenian քանոն (kʿanon); see it for more.

NounEdit

քանոն (kʿanon)

  1. ruler (measuring tool)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
dude with kanoon

From Arabic قَانُون(qānūn). The spelling ղանոն (łanon) is attested in Old Armenian.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

քանոն (kʿanon)

  1. (music) kanoon
DeclensionEdit

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via Classical Syriac or Parthian from Ancient Greek κανών (kanṓn). See also կանոն (kanon).

NounEdit

քանոն (kʿanon)

  1. rod, bar of a cage, bed, etc.
  2. ruler, rule, square (tool)
  3. (figuratively) rule, guide, model, principle

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ReferencesEdit

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