աշխէտ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Median *axšēt, from Proto-Iranian *xšaytah (shining). Compare Avestan 𐬑𐬱𐬀𐬉𐬙𐬀(xšaēta, shining), Middle Persian šyt' (šēd, bright; dun horse), Kurdish şê (word denoting the coloring of horses) and the second part of Persian خورشید(xwaršēd, sun). See also Աշխէն (Ašxēn).

Adjective[edit]

աշխէտ (ašxēt)

  1. (of a horse) reddish; of a fiery colour
    աշխէտ ձիašxēt jichestnut horse

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: աշխետ (ašxet)

Further reading[edit]

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