Պարսկաստան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian Պարսկաստան ‎(Parskastan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Պարսկաստան ‎(Parskastan)

  1. (historical) Persia
  2. (colloquial) modern Iran

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 99941-56-03-9, page 53

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

պարսիկ ‎(parsik) +‎ -աստան ‎(-astan)

Proper noun[edit]

Պարսկաստան ‎(Parskastan)

  1. Persia

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sebastacʿi, Mxitʿar (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