շահաստան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian շահաստան (šahastan); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

շահաստան (šahastan)

  1. (historical) large city with busy commerce, an administrative center of a province or of a canton

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian [script?] (šahrastān). Compare Persian شهرستان (šahristān, large fortified city) and شارستان (šāristān, city). For the constituents compare Persian شهر (šahr, city) and ستان (-stān).

Noun[edit]

շահաստան (šahastan

  1. large city with busy commerce, an administrative center of a province or of a canton

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • շահաստան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • շահաստան 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
  • շահաստան 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 16