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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

խորթ ‎(xortʿ) ‎(superlative ամենախորթ)

  1. unrelated, step-
    խորթ մայր‎ ― xortʿ mayr ― stepmother
  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

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 [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 332