դաստակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դաստակ(dastak).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դաստակ ‎(dastak)

  1. (anatomy) wrist
  2. (Western Armenian) arm
  3. hilt, handle (of a sword)
  4. knocker, doorknocker
  5. the bar on which the mobile hangs over a crib

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • դաստակ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian dstk'(dastag), Persian دسته(daste); see there for more.

Noun[edit]

դաստակ ‎(dastak)

  1. (anatomy) wrist
  2. handle, haft, heft
    դաստակ սրոյ‎ ― dastak sroy ― hilt of a sword
    դաստակս դնել‎ ― dastaks dnel ― to haft, to set in a handle
  3. (anatomy) hand, palm

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դաստակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դաստակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դաստակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935