խորակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խորակ (xorak); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խորակ (xorak)

  1. fine wheat flour
  2. food

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The word is attested only once and is derived from Middle Persian *hwlʾk' (xvarāk). Compare modern Persian خوراک (xvarāk, xorāk, food). These derive from Proto-Iranian *hwar- (to eat, consume), whence another borrowing խորտիկ (xortik); see it.

Noun[edit]

խորակ (xorak

  1. a kind of pastry

References[edit]

  • խորակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University