խոզ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian խոզ (xoz).

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Noun[edit]

խոզ (xoz)

  1. pig
  2. (figuratively, pejorative) fat person
  3. (figuratively, pejorative) dirty, filthy person
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Armenian խօզ (xōz), from Old Armenian խօզ (xōz).

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Noun[edit]

խոզ (xoz)

  1. a type of algae
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Compare Middle Persian HZWLYA / hwk' (xūk, xūg), Persian خوک (xuk), also Ancient Greek ὗς (hûs).

Noun[edit]

խոզ (xoz

  1. boar, sow; pig, hog, swine
    խոզ մատակxoz matak — sow
    խոզ մալեալxoz maleal — hog
    խոզ ծովայինxoz covayin — sea-hog
    հնդիկ խոզhndik xoz — guinea-pig
    ցնկնիլ խոզիcʿnknil xozi — to farrow, to pig
    ծնունդք խոզիcnundkʿ xozi — litter of pigs
    կաթնկեր խոզkatʿnker xoz — sucking-pig
    գոմք խոզիցgomkʿ xozicʿ — pig-sty
    երամակ խոզիցeramak xozicʿ — herd of swine
    միս խոզիmis xozi — pork
    ապուխտ խոզիapuxt xozi — ham
    խորխ խոզիxorx xozi — rind (of bacon)
    մորթ խոզիmortʿ xozi — pigskin
    խանչէ, գոհգոհէ, կնչէ, գրդայ, կռնչէ խոզxančʿē, gohgohē, knčʿē, grday, kṙnčʿē xoz — the hog grunts
    խոզի փուշxozi pʿuš — anagyris, bean-trefoil
    խոզի մազxozi maz — maiden's hair, adiantum
  2. (astronomy) name of a certain star
  3. (in the plural, pathology) scrofula

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References[edit]

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