խորթ

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian խորթ (xortʿ); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

խորթ (xortʿ) (superlative ամենախորթ)

  1. unrelated, step-
    խորթ մայրxortʿ mayrstepmother
  2. alien, foreign
  3. (dialectal) orphan
  4. (dialectal) courageous

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

խորթ (xortʿ)

  1. (dialectal) young man
  2. (dialectal) brave, valiant, heroic, heroic person
  3. (dialectal) orphan

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. The basic meaning is ‘rough, stony, uncultivated, abandoned (place)’, from which two meanings developed: ‘step-, alien’ and ‘hard, rough, violent’. See also կորդ (kord).

NounEdit

խորթ (xortʿ)

  1. stepson, adulterine

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

խորթ (xortʿ)

  1. counterfeit
  2. hard, rough, stony

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: խորթ (xortʿ)
  • Turkish: hort

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խորթ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խորթ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խորթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 332