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 tk' (tag, runing; attack), 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, aṙnelto go marauding, to infest
  2. raider, plunderer (on horse)
    ասպատակ ծովուaspatak covucorsair, pirate, sea-robber

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References[edit]

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