խայրի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խայրի (xayri); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խայրի (xayri)

  1. (archaic, poetic) fruit, produce
  2. (archaic, poetic) offering, gift

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ałayan, Ēduard (1976), “խայրի”, in Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Perhaps an early Arabic borrowing; compare Arabic خَيْر (ḵayr, good, wealth).

Noun[edit]

խայրի (xayri)

  1. fruit, harvest (as an offering, oblation)
  2. first fruit or harvest

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խայրի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խայրի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խայրի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “խայրի”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 257