խոյ

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See also: Խոյ

Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խոյ ‎(xoy).

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Noun[edit]

խոյ ‎(xoy)

  1. ram
  2. (miltary) battering ram

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Old Armenian[edit]

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  • հոյ ‎(hoy) (only in the sense “battering ram”)

Etymology[edit]

A borrowing from an unknown source. Compare Old Turkic 𐰸𐰆𐰪 ‎(qōñ, sheep), Karakhanid [script needed] ‎(qōy, sheep), Turkish koyun ‎(sheep), Avar куй ‎(kuj, sheep), the latter perhaps a Turkic borrowing.

Noun[edit]

խոյ ‎(xoy)

  1. ram
  2. (astronomy) Aries
  3. (miltary) battering ram
    ջրաբաշխական խոյ‎ ― ǰrabašxakan xoy ― hydraulic ram

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խոյ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խոյ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խոյ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “խոյ”, in Sargsyan, Vahan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5