անապատ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian անապատ ‎(anapat); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

անապատ ‎(anapat)

  1. desert
    Բարի գալուստ անապատ։
    Bari galust anapat.
    Welcome to the desert.
    Մեր եղբայրն ապրում է անապատում։
    Mer ełbayrn aprum ē anapatum.
    Our brother lives in the desert.
  2. hermitage

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

անապատ ‎(anapat) ‎(superlative ամենաանապատ)

  1. desert, uninhabited

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian 𐭠𐭭𐭠𐭬𐭠𐭲 ‎(an-āpāt, an-ābād), which is a negative formation from ʾp̄ʾt' ‎(ābād, populous, thriving, prosperous); for the latter compare Persian آباد ‎(ābād), Old Armenian ապատ ‎(apat).

Adjective[edit]

անապատ ‎(anapat)

  1. desert, uninhabited
  2. devoid, destitute

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

անապատ ‎(anapat)

  1. desert, wilderness, uninhabited place
  2. hermitage

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “անապատ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “անապատ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “անապատ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935