The Alternative Armenian Dictionary: հավ

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հավ 〈hav〉 Alternative forms: հաւ 〈haw〉 {{hy-TAO}} pronunciation
  • [hɑv]
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.
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. hen, chicken
  2. (slang) woman, chick
  3. (colloquial) someone with a short memory
etymology 2 From xcl հաւ 〈haw〉.
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (archaic, poetic) progenitor, ancestor
  2. (archaic, poetic) father's grandfather

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