արաստոյ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Martirosyan proposes derivation from Proto-Armenian *arast, *erast (rib, mountain, mountain-ridge), which may be identified with երաստան (erastan), +‎ -ոյ (-oy).

Adjective[edit]

արաստոյ (arastoy

  1. hard, solid (of rocks)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • արաստոյ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • արաստոյ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “arastoy” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 126