պահապան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian պահապան (pahapan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

պահապան (pahapan)

  1. guard, keeper, protector, sentinel, watchman
  2. amulet, talisman

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Adjective[edit]

պահապան (pahapan)

  1. protecting, keeping

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From *պարհապան (*parhapan), from Parthian *pāhrapān. Compare Middle Persian [script needed] (pāspān) and Persian پاسبان (pāsbān, guard). For the constituents compare պահ (pah) and -պան (-pan).

Noun[edit]

պահապան (pahapan

  1. guard, guardian, inspector, superintendent, overseer; sentry, sentinel
    պահապանքpahapankʿ ― guard, guards, garrison; talisman
    պահապան այգեստանիpahapan aygestani ― vineyard-keeper
    պահապան հչեշտակpahapan hčʿeštak ― tutelary or guardian-angel
  2. amulet, talisman

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References[edit]

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