բախտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բախտ (baxt).

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բախտ (baxt)

  1. luck (good or bad)
    բախտը բերելto luck out
  2. good fortune, good luck
  3. fate, lot, destiny

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • բաղդ (bałd) (post-classical common misspelling)
  • բաստ (bast) (post-classical dialectal form)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian b(ʾ)ht' (baxt, fortune, luck), whence also Persian بخت (baxt). See it for more.

Noun[edit]

բախտ (baxt

  1. luck (good or bad)
    ըստ չար բախտինəst čʿar baxtin ― by ill luck, unfortunately
    ըստ յաջողելոյ բախտի, ըստ յաջողուածոյ բախտի, ըստ բախտի եղեալ նորա մեռանի թշնամինəst yaǰołeloy baxti, əst yaǰołuacoy baxti, əst baxti ełeal nora meṙani tʿšnamin ― by chance, fortunately his enemy dies
  2. good fortune, prosperity, luck
    չեղեւ ինձ բախտčʿełew inj baxt ― I have not had the happiness
  3. destiny, fate, fatality

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References[edit]

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