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Compare Old Armenian բանտ (bant, “prison”), an Iranian borrowing.
- band, tie, fastening, ligament, ligature, bandage, chain, shackle, fetter, manacle
- knot, joint, knee
- handle, hilt
- dam, dike
- (as second element of a compound) maker, causer, compiler, composer, captivator
- Imperative of بستن (bastan)