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), Avestan [script needed] ‎(axti-, suffering).

Noun[edit]

ախտ ‎(axt)

  1. illness, disease, indisposition
    ախտ ցաւոց՝ դառնութիւն‎ ― axt cʿawocʿ, daṙnutʿiwn ― calamity, plague, disaster, anything troublesome
    ախտ արտասուաց‎ ― axt artasuacʿ ― tears
    ախտ քնոյ‎ ― axt kʿnoy ― sleep
    ախտ մահու՝ մահացու‎ ― axt mahu, mahacʿu ― mortal malady
    զախտս մահու ջերմանիլ‎ ― zaxts mahu ǰermanil ― to be seriously, mortally ill
  2. passion, affection
  3. vice, bad habit
    ախտ մարդահաճութեան‎ ― axt mardahačutʿean ― adulation, flattery
    սպաս ունել ախտի, մեծարել զախտ‎ ― spas unel axti, mecarel zaxt ― to give one's self up to vice, pleasure

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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, H. Matatʿeay V. (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 [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935