-պան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -պան (-pan); see below.

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Suffix[edit]

-պան (-pan)

  1. holder, keeper; protector
    այգի (aygi) (aygi) — garden
    այգեպան (aygepan) (aygepan) — gardener

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian -pān (-keeper) [script?]. Compare modern Persian بان (-bān, keeper). Found in many Iranian borrowings: բարապան (barapan), պաշտպան (paštpan), դաստապան (dastapan), etc. See also -պանակ (-panak).

Suffix[edit]

-պան (-pan)

  1. holder, keeper; protector
    պարտէզpartēz — garden
    պարտիզպանpartizpan — gardener

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References[edit]

  • -(ա)պան” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (1998), Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes]. In Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer [Questions of Comparative Grammar of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: Anania Shirakatsi