ապիրատ

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See also: Ապիրատ

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ապիրատ (apirat); see it for more.

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Adjective[edit]

ապիրատ (apirat) (superlative ամենաապիրատ)

  1. (literary) wicked, iniquitous
  2. (literary) unfit, untalented, useless, lousy

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *apēδāt. Compare Middle Persian [script needed] (apēdāt, iniquitous, unjust), Sogdian iniquitously (apδāte) and Persian بیدادی (bēdādī, injustice). The Iranian words are composed of the negative prefix [script needed] (apē-) = بی (bē-) (compare ապ- (ap-)) and the word [script needed] (dāt) = داد (dād, justice) (compare դատ (dat)).

Adjective[edit]

ապիրատ (apirat)

  1. wicked, iniquitous, rascally, roguish, flagitious
  2. (rare) banished, driven away

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References[edit]

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