խօթ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is խաւթ (xawtʿ), an ablaut of խայթ (xaytʿ), perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂(e)d-t-.

Adjective[edit]

խօթ (xōtʿ

  1. sick, sickly, unhealthy, infirm (of body, eye, or ear)
    խօթ էxōtʿ ē ― he is sick
  2. lazy, slothful, sluggish, idle

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: խոթ (xotʿ) (xot’)

References[edit]

  • խօթ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • խօթ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • խօթ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 325