խեթ

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Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

խեթ (xetʿ)

  1. Hittite
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian խեթ (xetʿ) and խէթ (xētʿ); see them for more.

Adjective[edit]

խեթ (xetʿ)

  1. squinting; scowling (of a gaze)
    խեթ նայելxetʿ nayel ― to look askance at, to look surlily, to scowl upon, to look at with aversion or dislike
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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An ablaut of խայթ (xaytʿ).

Noun[edit]

խեթ (xetʿ

  1. scowling gaze

Adjective[edit]

խեթ (xetʿ

  1. squinting; scowling (of a gaze)

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References[edit]

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