խրատ

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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian խրատ ‎(xrat); see below.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

խրատ ‎(xrat)

  1. admonition, precept, exhortation
    խրատ տալ‎ ― xrat tal ― to exhort, to admonish
  2. advice, counsel; preachment
  3. punishment, castigation
  4. lesson
    Թո՛ղ սա քեզ խրատ լինի:‎ ― Tʿół sa kʿez xrat lini: ― Let this be a lesson to you!

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian hlt ‎(xrat, xrad, wisdom, understanding, intelligence), from Old Iranian *xratu-. Compare Avestan [script needed] ‎(xratu-, wisdom, intellect), Sanskrit क्रतु ‎(krátu, plan, design, intention; intelligence, understanding), Persian خرد ‎(xerad, wisdom, intellect).

NounEdit

խրատ ‎(xrat)

  1. admonition, reprimand, reproof
    խրատ տալ‎ ― xrat tal ― to lecture, to admonish
  2. advice, counsel; caution, remonstrance
    խրատք ուղղութեան‎ ― xratkʿ ułłutʿean ― moral maxims
    խրատ չար‎ ― xrat čʿar ― bad advice; evil counsel
    խրատ տալ‎ ― xrat tal ― to give advice
    տալ խրատս բարեաց‎ ― tal xrats bareacʿ ― to give good advice
  3. discipline, instruction; education; science
    զխրատու գալ‎ ― zxratu gal ― to devote oneself to science
    ի խրատ ածել‎ ― i xrat acel ― to educate; to discipline
    չունել զխրատ‎ ― čʿunel zxrat ― to be indisciplined, wild, ill-mannered
  4. correction, punishment

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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “խրատ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “խրատ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խրատ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
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