աւատ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *ā-vā̆ta-: compare Sogdian ʾʾwt(*āwat?, hope, trust, faith), ʾʾwth(*āwat, faith) and Chorasmian ʾwd(faith, religion). See հաւատ(hawat) for more.

Noun[edit]

աւատ ‎(awat)

  1. faith; fidelity
    յաւատ գործել‎ ― yawat gorcel ― to make, to work faithfully

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “աւատ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “աւատ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հաւատ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 56