etymology 1 From xcl հաւ 〈haw〉. In Old Armenian the word had also the meaning of a “bird” which in modern Armenian does not survive.
- hen, chicken
- (slang) woman, chick
- (colloquial) someone with a short memory
etymology 2 From xcl հաւ 〈haw〉.
- (archaic, poetic) progenitor, ancestor
- (archaic, poetic) father's grandfather