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ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian քարշ (kʿarš).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

քարշ (kʿarš)

  1. the act of pulling or of being pulled (found mainly in set phrases)
    քարշ գալkʿarš galto drag, to trail, to be dragged/trailed
    քարշ տալkʿarš talto drag, to pull
  2. traction

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Iranian *karš-. Compare Avestan 𐬐𐬀𐬭𐬱-(karš-, to drag, to draw furrows, plough), Persian کشیدن(kašīdan, to draw, extract). The spelling քաշ (kʿaš) is a later form.

NounEdit

քարշ (kʿaršindeclinable

  1. the act of drawing to, dragging or drawing along
    ի քարշ, ընդ քարշi kʿarš, ənd kʿarštrailingly, creepingly
    ըստ/ի քարշ ածել, արկանել, ձգելəst/i kʿarš acel, arkanel, jgelto train, to trail, to draggle, to drag or draw along
    ի քարշ գնալi kʿarš gnalto crawl, to creep in the belly
  2. (music) a kind of khaz
  3. (grammar) Armenian abbreviations symbol (՟)

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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