խուց

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խուց ‎(xucʿ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խուց ‎(xucʿ)

  1. small chamber, cell

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A Semitic borrowing. Compare Akkadian [script needed] ‎(ḫuṣṣu, hedge; an additional part of a building), Aramaic [script needed] ‎(ḥūṣ-, hut, cell), Hebrew חוץ ‎(xūṣ).

Noun[edit]

խուց ‎(xucʿ)

  1. small chamber, cell

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խուց”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խուց”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խուց”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 335