աստղ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian աստղ ‎(astł).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

աստղ ‎(astł)

  1. (astronomy) star
  2. celebrity, star

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

աստղ ‎(astł)

  1. star
    աստղ գիշերոյ‎ ― astł gišeroy ― star of night, the moon
    աստղ տուընջեան‎ ― astł tuənǰean ― star of day, the sun
    աստղ առաւօտին‎ ― astł aṙawōtin ― morning-star, Venus, Lucifer
    աստղ սլացեալ, թռիչ‎ ― astł slacʿeal, tʿṙičʿ ― shooting, flying star
    բեւեռային, հաստատուն աստղ‎ ― beweṙayin, hastatun astł ― polar, fixed star
  2. starfish
  3. (post-classical) asterisk

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has two combining forms: աստեղ- ‎(asteł-) and աստղ- ‎(astł-).

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աստղ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աստղ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աստղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “astɫ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 120