խորտիկ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խորտիկ (xortik); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խորտիկ (xortik)

  1. appetizer; hors d'oeuvre; snack
  2. delicacy; dainty

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From early Middle Persian hwltyk' (xvartīk, xvardīg, food). Compare Persian خوردی(xvardī, xordī, soup, food). These derive from Proto-Iranian *hwar- (to eat, consume), whence another borrowing խորակ (xorak, kind of pastry). See Persian خوردن(xordan, to eat, drink) for more.

Noun[edit]

խորտիկ (xortik)

  1. dish, viand, mess, food (usually good tasty food)

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խորտիկ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խորտիկ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խորտիկ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “xvardīg”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press, page 95