բանտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բանտ (bant).

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բանտ (bant)

  1. prison, jail

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is բանդ (band), from Middle Iranian *band (bonds; prison). Compare Persian بند (band, tie, chain, shackle). The Iranian word is ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ-.

Noun[edit]

բանտ (bant

  1. prison, jail
    դնել ի բանտի, արկանել ի բանտdnel i banti, arkanel i bant ― to imprison
    խուսել ի բանտէxusel i bantē ― to make one's escape from prison, to escape
    հանգել ի բանտhangel i bant ― to let out of prison
    ելանել ի բանտէelanel i bantē ― to go out of prison

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References[edit]

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