ստէպ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *steyb-, *steypH-. Cognate with Ancient Greek στείβω (steíbō, tread or stamp on, tread under foot), Lithuanian staibus (courageous, strong).

Noun[edit]

ստէպ (stēp

  1. speed, haste, alacrity, diligence
    ստիպաւ, ստիպովstipaw, stipov — in haste, in a hurry, quick, fast, with great speed or alacrity; eagerly, hotly

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ստէպ (stēp

  1. frequent

Adverb[edit]

ստէպ (stēp)

  1. frequently, often; incessantly, continually
    ստէպ ստէպstēp stēp — quickly, hastily; very often, continually, incessantly
    ստէպ կալstēp kal — to persevere in, to be assiduous, steadfast in, constant in, to apply or addict oneself to

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References[edit]

  • ստէպ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ստէպ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 11