խայրի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խայրի (xayri); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խայրի (xayri)

  1. (archaic, poetic) fruit, produce
  2. (archaic, poetic) offering, gift

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • խայրի in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps an early Arabic borrowing; compare Arabic خير (xayr, good, wealth).

Noun[edit]

խայրի (xayri

  1. fruit, harvest (as an offering, oblation)
  2. first fruit or harvest

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • խայրի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խայրի 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
  • խայրի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • խայրի in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 257