-ստան

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *stān(a)-. Compare Middle Persian -stʾn'.

Suffix[edit]

-ստան (-stan)

  1. Forming nouns with the meaning of place, especially country names.
    ՀայաստանHayastan — Armenia
    ՎրաստանVrastan — Georgia
    անդաստանandastan — fields

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Category Old Armenian words suffixed with -ստան not found

References[edit]

  • -(ա)ստան” 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