կատապան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կատապան (katapan); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

կատապան (katapan)

  1. (historical) a title of governors in medieval Armenia

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Byzantine Greek κατεπάνω (title of Byzantine governors), from Vulgar Latin *catapanus, from Late Latin capitaneus. Compare English catapan. See also the Catepanate of Italy.

Noun[edit]

կատապան (katapan

  1. governor of a province; mayor of a town
  2. (post-classical) gardener; watcher of a garden

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References[edit]

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