տօթ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is տաւթ (tawtʿ), from Middle Iranian *tāft. Compare Middle Persian [script needed] (tāftan, to boil, to be cooking), Persian تفت (taft, heat, warmth), Ossetian тӕвд (tævd, hot), Sanskrit तप्त (tapta, hot). Related to տապ (tap).

Noun[edit]

տօթ (tōtʿ

  1. hot weather, great or ardent heat, burning atmosphere, solar heat, sunburning
    տօթոյtōtʿoy ― during the heat
    տօթ ամարայնոյtōtʿ amaraynoy ― summer heat
    հարկանիլ ի տօթոյharkanil i tōtʿoy ― to be corrupt, to rot, to putrefy

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Adjective[edit]

տօթ (tōtʿ

  1. hot

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References[edit]

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