խստոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խստոր (xstor); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

խստոր (xstor)

  1. Alternative form of սխտոր (sxtor).

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a Mediterranean substrate source, probably of the form *skʰodoro-, whence also Ancient Greek σκόροδον (skórodon) and Albanian hudhër. The form սխտոր (sxtor) must have developed under the influence of սոխ (sox).

Noun[edit]

խստոր (xstor

  1. garlic
    պճեղն խստորոյpčełn xstoroy — clove of garlic
    փարսախաւ հեռի՛ բուրէ զհոտ խստորիpʿarsaxaw heṙí burē zhot xstori — he stank of garlic fifty yards off

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References[edit]

  • խստոր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խստոր 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
  • խստոր 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 333