կատապան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian կատապան (katapan); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

կատապան (katapan)

  1. (historical) a title of governors in medieval Armenia

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Byzantine Greek κατεπάνω (katepánō, title of Byzantine governors), from Vulgar Latin *catapanus, from Late Latin capitaneus. Compare English catapan. See also the Catepanate of Italy.

Noun[edit]

կատապան (katapan)

  1. governor of a province; mayor of a town
  2. (post-classical) gardener; watcher of a garden

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References[edit]

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