աշխէտ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Median *axšēt, from Proto-Iranian *xšaita- (shining). Compare Avestan [script needed] (xšaēta, shining), Middle Persian šyt' (šēd, bright; dun horse), the second part of Persian خورشید (xwaršēd, sun). See also Աշխէն (Ašxēn).

Adjective[edit]

աշխէտ (ašxēt

  1. (of a horse) reddish; of a fiery colour
    աշխէտ ձիašxēt ji ― chestnut horse

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References[edit]

  • աշխէտ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աշխէտ 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
  • աշխէտ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University