բաստ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Later dialectal alteration of բախտ (baxt). For the sound change compare սարիսխ (sarisx).

Noun[edit]

բաստ (bast

  1. good fortune, luck
    բաստս արկանելbasts arkanel ― to lay a wager, to bet

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References[edit]

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