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]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խայթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խայթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խայթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 324