կայտ

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Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Martirosyan suggests connection with խայտ (xayt) and կէտ (kēt, point, dot).

Noun[edit]

կայտ (kayt), nominative plural կայտեր (kayter)

  1. mark on marble (?)

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 353
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կայտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press