խեթ

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Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

խեթ (xetʿ)

  1. Hittite
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Armenian խեթ (xetʿ) and խէթ (xētʿ); see there for more.

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Adjective[edit]

խեթ (xetʿ) (superlative ամենախեթ)

  1. squinting; scowling (of a gaze)
    խեթ նայելxetʿ nayelto look askance at, to look surlily, to scowl upon, to look at with aversion or dislike
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Etymology[edit]

An ablaut grade of խայթ (xaytʿ), from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂eyd-.

Noun[edit]

խեթ (xetʿ)

  1. scowling gaze

Adjective[edit]

խեթ (xetʿ)

  1. squinting; scowling (of a gaze)

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References[edit]

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