երասան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երասան (erasan); see it for more.

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երասան (erasan)

  1. reins
  2. bridle

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian [script?] (rasan, rope), from Proto-Iranian *raśanā- (rope). See առասան (aṙasan) for more. The word has a more specialized use in Armenian.

Noun[edit]

երասան (erasan

  1. bridle, curb, rein, snaffle; halter; scratch, bit
    երասան արկանելerasan arkanel ― to bridle, to put on a halter

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References[edit]

  • երասան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երասան 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
  • երասան in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 8