առասան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian առասան (aṙasan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

առասան (aṙasan)

  1. string, twine, cord, packthread

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Median *arasan, from Proto-Iranian *raśanā- (rope). Compare Manichaean Parthian rsn (*rasan, rope), Middle Persian lsn' (*rasan, rope), Persian رسن (rasan) and Sanskrit रशना (raśanā, rope, cord). The Parthian cognate was borrowed again as երասան (erasan). See also ապարասան (aparasan).

Noun[edit]

առասան (aṙasan)

  1. packthread, string; waxed thread; rope, cord, line; thread

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “առասան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “առասան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “առասան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • 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 8