خرده

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Persian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (hwltk' /xwurdag/, something small, particle), from [script needed] (hwlt' /xwurd/, small, little), whence Persian خرد(xord). Compare Old Armenian խորտակեմ (xortakem), an Iranian borrowing.

Noun[edit]

خرده (xorde)

  1. bit
  2. part
  3. particle

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Descendants[edit]

  • Azerbaijani: xırda
  • Gulf Arabic: خردة(ḵirda, ḵarda)
  • Ottoman Turkish: خرده(hurde, hurda)
  • Armenian: խուրդա (xurda)
  • Georgian: ხურდა (xurda)

Further reading[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973) , “խորտակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 411–412
  • Horn, Paul (1893) Grundriss der neupersischen Etymologie (in German), Strasbourg: K.J. Trübner, § 507, page 112
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 161