խուց

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խուց (xucʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խուց (xucʿ)

  1. small chamber, cell

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Semitic borrowing. Compare Akkadian [script needed] (ḫuṣṣu, hedge; an additional part of a building), Aramaic [script needed] (ḥūṣ-, hut, cell), Hebrew חוץ (xūṣ).

Noun[edit]

խուց (xucʿ

  1. small chamber, cell

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • խուց in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խուց 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
  • խուց in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 335