խոզ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian խոզ ‎(xoz).

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Noun[edit]

խոզ ‎(xoz)

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

From Middle Armenian խօզ ‎(xōz), from Old Armenian խօզ ‎(xōz).

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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 HZWLYA / hwk' ‎(xūk, xūg), Persian خوک ‎(xuk), also Ancient Greek ὗς ‎(hûs).

Noun[edit]

խոզ ‎(xoz)

  1. boar, sow; pig, hog, swine
    խոզ մատակ‎ ― xoz matak ― sow
    խոզ մալեալ‎ ― xoz maleal ― hog
    խոզ ծովային‎ ― xoz covayin ― sea-hog
    հնդիկ խոզ‎ ― hndik xoz ― guinea-pig
    ցնկնիլ խոզի‎ ― cʿnknil xozi ― to farrow, to pig
    ծնունդք խոզի‎ ― cnundkʿ xozi ― litter of pigs
    կաթնկեր խոզ‎ ― katʿnker xoz ― sucking-pig
    գոմք խոզից‎ ― gomkʿ xozicʿ ― pig-sty
    երամակ խոզից‎ ― eramak xozicʿ ― herd of swine
    միս խոզի‎ ― mis xozi ― pork
    ապուխտ խոզի‎ ― apuxt xozi ― ham
    խորխ խոզի‎ ― xorx xozi ― rind (of bacon)
    մորթ խոզի‎ ― mortʿ xozi ― pigskin
    խանչէ, գոհգոհէ, կնչէ, գրդայ, կռնչէ խոզ‎ ― xančʿē, gohgohē, knčʿē, grday, kṙnčʿē xoz ― the hog grunts
    խոզի փուշ‎ ― xozi pʿuš ― anagyris, bean-trefoil
    խոզի մազ‎ ― xozi maz ― maiden's hair, adiantum
  2. (astronomy) name of a certain star
  3. (in the plural, pathology) scrofula

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խոզ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • 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
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խոզ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935