բանտ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian բանտ(bant).

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բանտ (bant)

  1. prison, jail

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Etymology[edit]

The original spelling is բանդ(band), from Middle Iranian *band(bonds; prison). Compare Persian بند(band, tie, chain, shackle). The Iranian word is ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ-.

Noun[edit]

բանտ (bant)

  1. prison, jail
    դնել ի բանտի, արկանել ի բանտ‎ ― dnel i banti, arkanel i bant ― to imprison
    խուսել ի բանտէ‎ ― xusel i bantē ― to make one's escape from prison, to escape
    հանգել ի բանտ‎ ― hangel i bant ― to let out of prison
    ելանել ի բանտէ‎ ― elanel i bantē ― to go out of prison

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “բանտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “բանտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935