հովիտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Old Armenian հովիտ ‎(hovit)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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հովիտ ‎(hovit)

  1. valley, vale, dale
  2. Synonym of գետահովիտ ‎(getahovit).

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • հովիտ in Ēduard Ałayan (1976), Ardi hayereni bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Modern Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Hayastan

Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown. According to J̌ahukyan possibly from an unknown substrate source.

Noun[edit]

հովիտ ‎(hovit

  1. valley, vale, dale
  2. cavity
  3. hillock, knoll

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • հովիտ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 416a
  • հովիտ 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, volume II, page 122b
  • հովիտ in Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1865), Aṙjeṙn baṙaran haykaznean lezui [Pocket Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (second edition, corrected and expanded by Grigor Čelalyan), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 505a
  • հովիտ 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], volume III, pages 116–117
  • հովիտ in Geworg J̌ahukyan (ed. by Vahan Sargsyan) (2010), Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary], Yerevan: Asoghik, ISBN 978-9939-50-121-5, page 466ab