խրատ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խրատ (xrat); see below.

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խրատ (xrat)

  1. admonition, precept, exhortation
    խրատ տալxrat talto exhort, to admonish
  2. advice, counsel; preachment
  3. punishment, castigation
  4. lesson
    Թո՛ղ սա քեզ խրատ լինի:Tʿół sa kʿez xrat lini:Let this be a lesson to you!

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle Persian hlt (xrat, xrad, wisdom, understanding, intelligence), from Old Iranian *xratu-. Compare Avestan 𐬑𐬭𐬀𐬙𐬎 (xratu, wisdom, intellect), Sanskrit क्रतु (krátu, plan, design, intention; intelligence, understanding), Persian خرد (xerad, wisdom, intellect).

Noun[edit]

խրատ (xrat)

  1. admonition, reprimand, reproof
    խրատ տալxrat talto lecture, to admonish
  2. advice, counsel; caution, remonstrance
    խրատք ուղղութեանxratkʿ ułłutʿeanmoral maxims
    խրատ չարxrat čʿarbad advice; evil counsel
    խրատ տալxrat talto give advice
    տալ խրատս բարեացtal xrats bareacʿto give good advice
  3. discipline, instruction; education; science
    զխրատու գալzxratu galto devote oneself to science
    ի խրատ ածելi xrat acelto educate; to discipline
    չունել զխրատčʿunel zxratto be indisciplined, wild, ill-mannered
  4. correction, punishment

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References[edit]

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