Պարսկաստան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Պարսկաստան (Parskastan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Պարսկաստան (Parskastan)

  1. Persia
  2. (colloquial) Iran (the modern country)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Barsełyan, Hovhannes (2006) , “Ašxarhagrakan anunneri hayeren taṙadarjutʿyan masin orošum [A Decision on Armenian Transcription of Geographic Names]”, in Terminabanakan ew ułłagrakan tełekatu [Terminological and Orthographic Reference Book]‎[1] (in Armenian), 6th edition, Yerevan: 9-rd hrashalik, →ISBN, page 53

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

պարսիկ (parsik) +‎ -աստան (-astan)

Proper noun[edit]

Պարսկաստան (Parskastan)

  1. Persia

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: Պարսկաստան (Parskastan)

References[edit]

  • Mxitʿar Sebastacʿi (1769) , “Պարսկաստան”, in Baṙgirkʿ Haykazean lezui. Baṙaran yatuk anuancʿ [Dictionary of the Armenian Language. Dictionary of Proper Names] (in Old Armenian), volume II, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 335a