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.[1][2][3]

Noun[edit]

աստղ (astł)

  1. star
    աստղ գիշերոյastł gišeroystar of night, the moon
    աստղ տուընջեանastł tuənǰeanstar of day, the sun
    աստղ առաւօտինastł aṙawōtinmorning-star, Venus, Lucifer
    աստղ սլացեալ, թռիչastł slacʿeal, tʿṙičʿshooting, flying star
    բեւեռային, հաստատուն աստղbeweṙayin, hastatun astłpolar, fixed star
  2. starfish
  3. (post-classical) asterisk

Usage notes[edit]

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 38–39
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “աստղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “astɫ”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 120

Further reading[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