սաստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սաստ (sast).

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Noun[edit]

սաստ (sast)

  1. (poetic) prohibition, ban
  2. (archaic, poetic) punishment
  3. reproof, scolding, rebuke

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱəsti-, from *ḱās-, *ḱəs- (to lead, teach, educate). Cognate with Sanskrit शस्ति (śasti, punishment, command) and Avestan [script?] (sāstu, he teaches).

Noun[edit]

սաստ (sast

  1. bitter and angry reproof, scolding, rebuke, threat, menace; chastisement
    սաստ իշխանակերպ, մեծավայելուչsast išxanakerp, mecavayelučʿ ― majesty
    սաստ իշխանականsast išxanakan ― authority, haughtiness
    սաստ աչացsast ačʿacʿ ― piercing glance
    ի սաստ մատչել ընդ ումեքi sast matčʿel ənd umekʿ ― to reproach bitterly, to scold sharply

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References[edit]

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