ախտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ախտ (axt).

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ախտ (axt)

  1. disease, illness

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian [script needed] (axt, bad, ugly, sick; filth, corruption), Persianآخ(ax), Avestan𐬀𐬑𐬙𐬌(axti, suffering).

Noun[edit]

ախտ (axt)

  1. illness, disease, indisposition
    ախտ ցաւոց՝ դառնութիւնaxt cʿawocʿ, daṙnutʿiwncalamity, plague, disaster, anything troublesome
    ախտ արտասուացaxt artasuacʿtears
    ախտ քնոյaxt kʿnoysleep
    ախտ մահու՝ մահացուaxt mahu, mahacʿumortal malady
    զախտս մահու ջերմանիլzaxts mahu ǰermanilto be seriously, mortally ill
  2. passion, affection
  3. vice, bad habit
    ախտ մարդահաճութեանaxt mardahačutʿeanadulation, flattery
    սպաս ունել ախտի, մեծարել զախտspas unel axti, mecarel zaxtto give oneself up to vice, pleasure

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: ախտ (axt)

References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ախտ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, Matatʿeay (1879), “ախտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ախտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press