Արաստ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Middle Median, from Iranian *Rasta-. Compare Parthian [script?] (Rstk), Middle Persian [script?] (Rastak). The spelling Երաստ (Erast) is from Parthian.

Proper noun[edit]

Արաստ (Arast) (singular genitive Արաստայ)

  1. A male given name

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Արաստ” in Hračʿya Ačaṙyan (1942–1962), Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names], in 5 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 11