զիստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian զիստ (zist); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

զիստ (zist)

  1. thigh; haunch

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from զ- (z-) +‎ ( )[[Category:Old Armenian words prefixed with զ-|]] Proto-Armenian *hisdo-, from Proto-Indo-European *si-sd-o-, reduplication of *sed- (to sit).

Noun[edit]

զիստ (zist

  1. the fleshy parts between the loins and knee
    զիստ կենդանեացzist kendaneacʿ ― leg
    զիստ կամրջիzist kamrǰi ― stern
    զիստ նաւուzist nawu ― keel of a ship
  2. seat in a boat

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References[edit]

  • զիստ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • զիստ 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
  • զիստ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 275