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), from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂eyd-, perhaps via a form *kh₂(e)d-t-.

Adjective[edit]

խօթ ‎(xōtʿ)

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

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: խոթ ‎(xotʿ) (xot’)

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խօթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խօթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խօթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 325