լաստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լաստ (last).

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Noun[edit]

լաստ (last)

  1. raft, float

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *lazdā-. Cognates include Lithuanian lazdà (stick, rod, staff) and Latvian lazda (hazel bush). The original meaning of the Armenian word was “wood, log”, from which gradually the sense of “raft”, “to build” (in լաստեմ (lastem)), etc. developed.

Noun[edit]

լաստ (last)

  1. raft, float
    դադարք լաստիdadarkʿ lastiport, haven, harbour
  2. (nautical) keel of a ship
  3. bedstead

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References[edit]

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