սամտի

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an unknown root *սամ- (*sam-) +‎ -տի (-ti). Compare անգտի (angti).

Noun[edit]

սամտի (samti

  1. prostitute

Usage notes[edit]

The word is a hapax legomenon

References[edit]

  • “angti” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 71
  • սամտի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University