աշտանակ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աշտանակ ‎(aštanak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աշտանակ ‎(aštanak)

  1. candlestick

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *ատշտանակ ‎(*atštanak), from Parthian *ātištānak, from Old Parthian *ātr̥štāna-ka, from Proto-Iranian *ātr̥-stāna- ‎(fire stand). Compare Middle Persian ʾtyst' ‎(ādišt, fire stand). For the constituents compare Persian آدر ‎(ādar) and ستان ‎(-stān).

Noun[edit]

աշտանակ ‎(aštanak)

  1. candlestick

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աշտանակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աշտանակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աշտանակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 27-28