ոստ

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See also: ոստ-

Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian ոստ (ost); see below.

Noun[edit]

ոստ (ost)

  1. branch, bough
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Etymology 2[edit]

See Old Armenian ոստայն (ostayn).

Noun[edit]

ոստ (ost)

  1. (dialectal) the spun yarn collected around the spindle
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *(h₃)osdo-. Cognates include Ancient Greek ὄζος (ózos, branch, bough), Proto-Germanic *astaz.

Noun[edit]

ոստ (ost

  1. branch, bough (of a tree)
    ոստք մատանց ձեռինostkʿ matancʿ jeṙin — the fingers
  2. knot, joint (on a tree, whence the branches grow)
    ոստովք վարակեալostovkʿ varakeal — knotty, nodous, knobby, gnarly
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References[edit]

  • ոստ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ոստ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ոստ 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
  • Robert Godel (1975), An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 80

Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ոստ (ost

  1. hill, height, hillock
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References[edit]

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