առասան

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

առասան (aṙasan)

  1. string, twine, cord, packthread

Declension[edit]


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

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • առասան in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • առասան in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • առասան in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Anait Perixanjan (Perikhanian) (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 8