խրատ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian խրատ ‎(xrat); see below.

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Noun[edit]

խրատ ‎(xrat)

  1. admonition, precept, exhortation
    խրատ տալ‎ ― xrat tal ― to 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]

From Middle Persian hlt ‎(xrat, xrad, wisdom, understanding, intelligence), from Old Iranian *xratu-. Compare Avestan [script needed] ‎(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 տալ‎ ― xrat tal ― to lecture, to admonish
  2. advice, counsel; caution, remonstrance
    խրատք ուղղութեան‎ ― xratkʿ ułłutʿean ― moral maxims
    խրատ չար‎ ― xrat čʿar ― bad advice; evil counsel
    խրատ տալ‎ ― xrat tal ― to give advice
    տալ խրատս բարեաց‎ ― tal xrats bareacʿ ― to give good advice
  3. discipline, instruction; education; science
    զխրատու գալ‎ ― zxratu gal ― to devote oneself to science
    ի խրատ ածել‎ ― i xrat acel ― to educate; to discipline
    չունել զխրատ‎ ― čʿunel zxrat ― to be indisciplined, wild, ill-mannered
  4. correction, punishment

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References[edit]

  • խրատ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խրատ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խրատ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]