խայթ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խայթ ‎(xaytʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խայթ ‎(xaytʿ)

  1. bite
  2. sting
    մեղվի խայթ‎ ― mełvi xaytʿ ― sting of a bee
  3. (figuratively) pang, sting
    խղճի խայթ‎ ― xłči xaytʿ ― sting of conscience

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *kh₂eyd-t-, from *kh₂eyd- ‎(cut, hew).

Noun[edit]

խայթ ‎(xaytʿ

  1. sting, bite
    խայթք մտաց, խղճի‎ ― xaytʿkʿ mtacʿ, xłči ― remorse, stings of conscience, compunction
  2. spur, goad, prickle
  3. (figuratively) incentive

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References[edit]

  • խայթ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խայթ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խայթ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 324