ամբարտակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ամբարտակ (ambartak).

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Noun[edit]

ամբարտակ (ambartak)

  1. dam, dike, weir

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The original meaning is a “mound constructed with soil and stones” from Parthian *anbārtak, from the verb *anbārtan. Compare Persian انبارده (anbārda, filled, full, replete; affluent; rich).

Noun[edit]

ամբարտակ (ambartak

  1. bank, dam, dike, mound
  2. beach, strand, bank of a river
  3. mole, pier
  4. tower

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References[edit]

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