խոտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խոտ (xot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խոտ (xot)

  1. grass
  2. (slang) weed, marijuana
    {{ux|hy|Աստված ավելի հաճախ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

According to Ačaṙean, perhaps a Northeast Caucasian borrowing: compare Archi гьоти (hoti, grass), Andi кӏвордо (ḳʷordo, grass), Rutul хьытӏ (xɨṭ, barley), Tsakhur хьытӏа (xɨṭa, barley), Udi ход (χod, tree), Avar гъветӏ (ġweṭ, tree).

Noun[edit]

խոտ (xot)

  1. grass, herbage, turf, verdure
    չոր խոտčʿor xothay, forage
  2. pasture

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References[edit]

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