լաստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լաստ (last).

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Noun[edit]

լաստ (last)

  1. raft, float

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lazdā-. Cognates include Lithuanian lazdà (stick, rod, staff) and Latvian lazda (hazel bush). The original meaning of the Armenian word was “wood, log”, from which gradually the sense of “raft”, “to build” (in լաստեմ (lastem)), etc. developed.

Noun[edit]

լաստ (last

  1. raft, float
    դադարք լաստիdadarkʿ lasti — port, haven, harbour
  2. (nautical) keel of a ship
  3. bedstead

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References[edit]

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