շահապ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian 𐭔𐭄𐭓𐭐 (šahrap), from Iranian *xšaθrapā-. Compare Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠 (xšaçapāvā, protector of the province).

Noun[edit]

շահապ (šahap

  1. satrap; viceroy; governor; prefect; mayor; chamberlain
    շահապ դաշտացšahap daštacʿ ― dryad
    շահապ անտառացšahap antaṙacʿ ― sylvan, satyr
  2. (figuratively) guardian of orphans

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • շահապ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • շահապ 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
  • շահապ 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 18