փայտ

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From Old Armenian փայտ (pʿayt); see it for more.

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փայտ (pʿayt)

  1. wood (material); firewood
    այս սեղանը փայտից էays sełanə pʿayticʿ ē ― this table is made of wood
  2. stick; walking stick, cane; staff
    փայտով ծեծելpʿaytov cecel ― to beat with a stick

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Old Armenian[edit]

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The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

փայտ (pʿayt

  1. wood (material)
    փայտ կենացpʿayt kenacʿ ― the Holy-Rood, the Cross; (botany) tree of life, lignum-vitae, guaiacum, thula or thuya
    փայտ խնկոցpʿayt xnkocʿ ― odorous, scented wood
    փայտ իւղոյpʿayt iwłoy ― olive-wood, olive
    չնչին փայտčʿnčʿin pʿayt ― fragile wood
    փայտ այրելիpʿayt ayreli ― fire-wood
    փայտ հարկանել, պատառելpʿayt harkanel, pataṙel ― to cut wood; to cut down, to fell
    փայտ ընկենուլpʿayt ənkenul ― to draw or cast lots
  2. tree
  3. gibbet, gallows
    կախել զփայտէkaxel zpʿaytē ― to crucify

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References[edit]

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