ախտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ախտ (axt).

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ախտ (axt)

  1. disease, illness

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian [script?] (axt, bad, ugly, sick; filth, corruption), Avestan [script?] (axti-, suffering).

Noun[edit]

ախտ (axt

  1. illness, disease, indisposition
    ախտ ցաւոց՝ դառնութիւնaxt cʿawocʿ, daṙnutʿiwn ― calamity, plague, disaster, anything troublesome
    ախտ արտասուացaxt artasuacʿ ― tears
    ախտ քնոյaxt kʿnoy ― sleep
    ախտ մահու՝ մահացուaxt mahu, mahacʿu ― mortal malady
    զախտս մահու ջերմանիլzaxts mahu ǰermanil ― to be seriously, mortally ill
  2. passion, affection
  3. vice, bad habit
    ախտ մարդահաճութեանaxt mardahačutʿean ― adulation, flattery
    սպաս ունել ախտի, մեծարել զախտspas unel axti, mecarel zaxt ― to give one's self up to vice, pleasure

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  • ախտ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ախտ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ախտ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University