աթղեստայք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀθληταί(athlētaí), plural of ἀθλητής(athlētḗs), +‎ (-kʿ). For the epenthetic -ս-(-s-) compare մագնեստիս(magnestis).

Noun[edit]

աթղեստայք (atʿłestaykʿpl

  1. (collective) athletes

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աթղեստայք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աթղեստայք”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-այք”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48