խոյ

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See also: Խոյ

Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խոյ (xoy).

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Noun[edit]

խոյ (xoy)

  1. ram
  2. (miltary) battering ram

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • հոյ (hoy) (only in the sense “battering ram”)

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from an unknown source. Compare Old Turkic [script?] (koy, sheep), Turkish koyun (sheep), Avar куй (kuj, sheep) (perhaps a Turkic borrowing).

Noun[edit]

խոյ (xoy

  1. ram
  2. (astronomy) Aries
  3. (miltary) battering ram
    ջրաբաշխական խոյǰrabašxakan xoy — hydraulic ram

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References[edit]

  • խոյ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խոյ 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
  • խոյ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • խոյ” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5