խութ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խութ ‎(xutʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խութ ‎(xutʿ)

  1. obstacle, impediment
  2. reef

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An ablaut grade of խայթ ‎(xaytʿ), from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂eyd-. See also խոյթ ‎(xoytʿ).

Noun[edit]

խութ ‎(xutʿ)

  1. impediment (under feet)
    խութ եւ խոչ լինել, խէթ եւ խութ ընդ ոտն անկանիլ‎ ― xutʿ ew xočʿ linel, xētʿ ew xutʿ ənd otn ankanil ― to hinder, to embarrass, to clog
    ի բաց առնել զխոչ եւ զխութ‎ ― i bacʿ aṙnel zxočʿ ew zxutʿ ― to disencumber, to free from embarrassment
  2. reef

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խութ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խութ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խութ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935