դաստիարակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դաստիարակ (dastiarak); see below.

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Noun[edit]

դաստիարակ (dastiarak)

  1. educator; teacher; tutor; governess; preceptor

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *dstydʾlk' (dastyārak), from dstydʾl (dastyār) + -k' (-ak), from Old Persian *dastaδāra (lending a hand, assisting). Compare Manichaean Parthian dstdʾr and Persian دستیار (dastyār, assistant).

Noun[edit]

դաստիարակ (dastiarak

  1. preceptor, tutor, pedagogue

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References[edit]

  • դաստիարակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դաստիարակ 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
  • դաստիարակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • "dastyār" in David Neil MacKenzie (1986), A Concise Pahlavi Dictionary, London: Oxford University Press, ISBN 0-19-713559-5