ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian քիչ (kʿičʿ); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

քիչ (kʿičʿ) (superlative ամենաքիչ)

  1. few
    շատ քիչ էšat kʿičʿ ēit is too few
    քիչ մարդkʿičʿ mardfew people
  2. small, little
    մի քիչmi kʿičʿa little
    Ես հայերեն մի քիչ եմ հասկանում։Es hayeren mi kʿičʿ em haskanum.I understand a little Armenian.

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

քիչ (kʿičʿ)

  1. little
    քիչ ուտելkʿičʿ utelto eat only a little

NounEdit

քիչ (kʿičʿ)

  1. the little
    քչով բավարարվելkʿčʿov bavararvelto be thankful for small mercies

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian کیچ(kič, small, little).

AdjectiveEdit

քիչ (kʿičʿ)

  1. few

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: քիչ (kʿičʿ)

ReferencesEdit

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