փայտ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • փեդ ‎(pʿed), փետ ‎(pʿet) (dialectal, colloquial)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian փայտ ‎(pʿayt); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

փայտ ‎(pʿayt)

  1. wood (material); firewood
    այս սեղանը փայտից է‎ ― ays sełanə pʿayticʿ ē ― this table is made of wood
  2. stick; walking stick, cane; staff
    փայտով ծեծել‎ ― pʿaytov cecel ― to beat with a stick

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

փայտ ‎(pʿayt)

  1. wood (material)
    փայտ կենաց‎ ― pʿayt kenacʿ ― the Holy-Rood, the Cross; (botany) tree of life, lignum-vitae, guaiacum, thula or thuya
    փայտ խնկոց‎ ― pʿayt xnkocʿ ― odorous, scented wood
    փայտ իւղոյ‎ ― pʿayt iwłoy ― olive-wood, olive
    չնչին փայտ‎ ― čʿnčʿin pʿayt ― fragile wood
    փայտ այրելի‎ ― pʿayt ayreli ― fire-wood
    փայտ հարկանել, պատառել‎ ― pʿayt harkanel, pataṙel ― to cut wood; to cut down, to fell
    փայտ ընկենուլ‎ ― pʿayt ənkenul ― to draw or cast lots
  2. tree
  3. gibbet, gallows
    կախել զփայտէ‎ ― kaxel zpʿaytē ― to crucify

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փայտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փայտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935