պատրաստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian պատրաստ (patrast); see below.

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Adjective[edit]

պատրաստ (patrast) (superlative ամենապատրաստ)

  1. prepared, ready
    ես պատրաստ եմI am ready
    ճաշը պատրաստ էthe dinner is ready

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian *patrāst, from Old Persian *patirāsta-, composed of the prefix [script needed] (pati, aganst, towards) + [script needed] (rāsta, prepared). Related to modern Persian پیراستن (perāstan, to adorn) and آراستن (ārāstan, to adorn).

Adjective[edit]

պատրաստ (patrast

  1. prepared, ready, disposed, in condition
    պատրաստ առնելpatrast aṙnel ― to prepare
    պատրաստ լինելpatrast linel ― to prepare oneself; to be disposed; to be prompt or resolute
    ի պատրաստի ունելi patrasti unel ― to hold in readiness; to stand in readiness, to be ready
    պատրաստ կալ, լինելpatrast kal, linel ― to pay attention, to attend to, to watch, to give oneself up to, to apply oneself or one's thoughts or mind to, to tend to, to subject oneself to
  2. active, quick
  3. at hand, near at hand, disposable

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Adverb[edit]

պատրաստ (patrast)

  1. warily, softly, slowly

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References[edit]

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