բաստ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Later dialectal alteration of բախտ ‎(baxt). For the sound change compare սարիսխ ‎(sarisx).

Noun[edit]

բաստ ‎(bast)

  1. good fortune, luck
    բաստս արկանել‎ ― basts arkanel ― to lay a wager, to bet

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References[edit]

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