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) (traditional orthography spelling խօզ)

  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 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, 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