խստոր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խստոր (xstor); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

խստոր (xstor)

  1. Alternative form of սխտոր (sxtor)

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from a Mediterranean substrate source, probably of the form *skʰodoro-, whence also Ancient Greek σκόροδον (skórodon) and Albanian hudhër. The form սխտոր (sxtor) must have developed under the influence of սոխ (sox).

Noun[edit]

խստոր (xstor)

  1. garlic
    պճեղն խստորոյ‎ ― pčełn xstoroyclove of garlic
    փարսախաւ հեռի՛ բուրէ զհոտ խստորի‎ ― pʿarsaxaw heṙí burē zhot xstorihe stank of garlic fifty yards off

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խստոր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խստոր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խստոր”, 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 333