խոզ

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Armenian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian խոզ (xoz).

Noun[edit]

խոզ (xoz)

  1. pig
  2. (figuratively, derogatory) fat person
  3. (figuratively, derogatory) dirty, filthy person
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Etymology 2[edit]

Learned borrowing from Middle Armenian խօզ (xōz), from Old Armenian խօզ (xōz).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

խոզ (xoz)

  1. a type of algae
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Compare Middle Persian [script needed] (HZWLYA) / [Book Pahlavi needed] (hwk' /xūk, xūg/), Persian خوک(xuk); Ancient Greek ὗς (hûs); Laz ღეჯი (ɣeǯi), Mingrelian ღეჯი (ɣeǯi), Georgian ღორი (ɣori); Akkadian 𒄷𒍣𒊏 (ḫuzīru), Classical Syriac ܚܙܺܝܪܳܐ(ħzīrā); Old Armenian խոճկոր (xočkor).

Noun[edit]

խոզ (xoz)

  1. boar, sow; pig, hog, swine
    խոզ մատակxoz mataksow
    խոզ մալեալxoz malealhog
    խոզ ծովայինxoz covayinsea-hog
    հնդիկ խոզhndik xozguinea-pig
    ցնկնիլ խոզիcʿnknil xozito farrow, to pig
    ծնունդք խոզիcnundkʿ xozilitter of pigs
    կաթնկեր խոզkatʿnker xozsucking-pig
    գոմք խոզիցgomkʿ xozicʿpig-sty
    երամակ խոզիցeramak xozicʿherd of swine
    միս խոզիmis xozipork
    ապուխտ խոզիapuxt xoziham
    խորխ խոզիxorx xozirind (of bacon)
    մորթ խոզիmortʿ xozipigskin
    խանչէ, գոհգոհէ, կնչէ, գրդայ, կռնչէ խոզxančʿē, gohgohē, knčʿē, grday, kṙnčʿē xozthe hog grunts
    խոզի փուշxozi pʿušanagyris, bean-trefoil
    խոզի մազxozi mazmaiden's hair, adiantum
  2. (astronomy) name of a certain star
  3. (in the plural, medicine) scrofula

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: խոզ (xoz)
    • Zazaki: xoz

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973) , “խոզ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 382–383
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “խոզ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 160
  • Djahukian, Gevorg (2003) , “Notes on Some Lexical Correspondences between Armenian and the Kartvelian Languages”, in Iran and the Caucasus[1], volume 7, issue 1/2, page 193 of 191–194
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010) , “խոզ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 337a
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 939
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “խոզ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy