աստղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աստղ (astł); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աստղ (astł)

  1. (astronomy) star
  2. celebrity, star

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

աստղ (astł

  1. star
    աստղ գիշերոյastł gišeroy ― star of night, the moon
    աստղ տուընջեանastł tuənǰean ― star of day, the sun
    աստղ առաւօտինastł aṙawōtin ― morning-star, Venus, Lucifer
    աստղ սլացեալ, թռիչastł slacʿeal, tʿṙičʿ ― shooting, flying star
    բեւեռային, հաստատուն աստղbeweṙayin, hastatun astł ― polar, fixed star
  2. starfish
  3. (post-classical) asterisk

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has two combining forms: աստեղ- (asteł-) and աստղ- (astł-).

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References[edit]

  • աստղ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • աստղ 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
  • աստղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “astɫ” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 120