զիստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian զիստ ‎(zist); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

զիստ ‎(zist)

  1. thigh; haunch

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps from զ- ‎(z-) +‎ Proto-Armenian *hisdo-, from Proto-Indo-European *si-sd-o-, reduplication of *sed- ‎(to sit).

Noun[edit]

զիստ ‎(zist)

  1. the fleshy parts between the loins and knee
    զիստ կենդանեաց‎ ― zist kendaneacʿ ― leg
    զիստ կամրջի‎ ― zist kamrǰi ― stern
    զիստ նաւու‎ ― zist nawu ― keel of a ship
  2. seat in a boat

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “զիստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “զիստ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “զիստ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 275