Ասպահան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Ասպահան (Aspahan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ասպահան (Aspahan)

  1. Alternative form of Սպահան (Spahan)

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Because of the prothetic a- borrowed from Middle Median. The Old Median form was *Spādāna. See also ասպահանիկ (aspahanik).

Proper noun[edit]

Ասպահան (Aspahan)

  1. Isfahan

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 18
  • Ասպահան” in Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1749–1769), Baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, volume II, Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of Proper Names]