աթղեստայք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀθληταί (athlētaí), plural of ἀθλητής (athlētḗs), +‎ (-kʿ). For the epenthetic -ս- (-s-) compare մագնեստիս (magnestis).

Noun[edit]

աթղեստայք (atʿłestaykʿpl 

  1. (collective) athletes

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • աթղեստայք in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աթղեստայք in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • -այք” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (1998), Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes]. In Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer [Questions of Comparative Grammar of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: Anania Shirakatsi