վարդապետ

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վարդապետ (vardapet).

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վարդապետ (vardapet)

  1. (ecclesiastical) vardapet
  2. (archaic, literary) teacher

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *vardapati (master of students or master of work). For the first part compare Old Persian [script?] (-varda, work), for the second Old Armenian պետ (pet).

Noun[edit]

վարդապետ (vardapet

  1. teacher, lecturer, professor, doctor
    վարդապետ օրինացvardapet ōrinacʿ — doctor of laws
    վարդապետ աստուածաբանութեանvardapet astuacabanutʿean — doctor in divinity, D. D.
    վարդապետ բժշկութեանvardapet bžškutʿean — doctor in medicine, M.D.
    զվարդապետի թեկն ածելzvardapeti tʿekn acel — to pass one's self off for a doctor
  2. supervising foreman
  3. (figuratively) instigator, exciter
  4. (post-classical, ecclesiastical) vardapet

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References[edit]

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