դաստակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դաստակ (dastak).

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Noun[edit]

դաստակ (dastak)

  1. (anatomy) wrist
  2. (Western Armenian) arm
  3. hilt, handle (of a sword)
  4. knocker, doorknocker
  5. the bar on which the mobile hangs over a crib

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References[edit]

  • դաստակ in A. S. Łaribyan, Ē. B. Ałayan, G. B. J̌ahukyan, S. G. Abrahamyan, V. D. Aṙakʿelyan (editors-in-chief) (1969–80), Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian], in 4 vols, Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian dstk' (dastag), Persian دسته (daste); see there for more.

Noun[edit]

դաստակ (dastak

  1. (anatomy) wrist
  2. handle, haft, heft
    դաստակ սրոյdastak sroy ― hilt of a sword
    դաստակս դնելdastaks dnel ― to haft, to set in a handle
  3. (anatomy) hand, palm

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References[edit]

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