ասպատակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ասպատակ (aspatak).

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Noun[edit]

ասպատակ (aspatak)

  1. raider, plunderer
  2. raid, inroad, incursion

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *aspataka-, composed of *asp (horse) + *tak- (to run). For the constituents compare Persian اسپ (asp, horse) and Middle Persian 𐭲𐭪 (tak, tag, run), Persian تکیدن (takīdan, to run), تک (tak, run).

Noun[edit]

ասպատակ (aspatak

  1. inroad, incursion (on horse)
    ասպատակ տալ, դնել, սփռել, գծել, արձակել, առնելaspatak tal, dnel, spʿṙel, gcel, arjakel, aṙnel ― to go marauding, to infest
  2. raider, plunderer (on horse)
    ասպատակ ծովուaspatak covu ― corsair, pirate, sea-robber

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References[edit]

  • ասպատակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ասպատակ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ասպատակ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University