ոստան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ոստան (ostan); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

ոստան (ostan)

  1. (historical) the royal demesne (during the Arsacid period)
  2. (historical) capital, the city of king's residence
  3. chief city of a region

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *ōstān (province, region). Compare Persian استان (ostân).

Noun[edit]

ոստան (ostan

  1. the royal demesne (during the Arsacid period)
  2. capital, the city of king's residence
  3. chief-town of a region
  4. (as an adjective) royal, kingly
    ոստան գունդostan gund ― royal guard

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References[edit]

  • ոստան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ոստան 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
  • ոստան in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ոստան” in Ałekʿsandr Xudabašean (1838), Baṙaran ’i haykakan lezuē ’i ṙusacʿ barbaṙ [Dictionary from the Armenian Language into the Russian Tongue], in 2 vols, Moscow: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, volume II
  • ոստան in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University