անապատ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անապատ (anapat); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

անապատ (anapat)

  1. desert
    Բարի գալուստ անապատ։
    Bari galust anapat.
    Welcome to the desert.
    Մեր եղբայրն ապրում է անապատում։
    Mer ełbayrn aprum ē anapatum.
    Our brother lives in the desert.
  2. hermitage

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

անապատ (anapat) (superlative ամենաանապատ)

  1. desert, uninhabited

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian 𐭠𐭭𐭠𐭬𐭠𐭲 (an-āpāt, an-ābād), which is a negative formation from [script needed] (āpāt, inhabited); for the latter compare Persian آباد (ābād), Old Armenian ապատ (apat).

Adjective[edit]

անապատ (anapat

  1. desert, uninhabited
  2. devoid, destitute

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

անապատ (anapat

  1. desert, wilderness, uninhabited place
  2. hermitage

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • անապատ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • անապատ 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
  • անապատ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University