նիստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նիստ (nist).

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Noun[edit]

նիստ (nist)

  1. (archaic) sitting posture
  2. (archaic) position, situation
  3. meeting, session, sitting
  4. (geometry) facet, face

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *nisdós.

Noun[edit]

նիստ (nist)

  1. sitting posture; position, situation
    ի նիստ լինելi nist linelto sit up, to sit down, to be seated
    ի նիստ ննջելi nist nnǰelto sleep in a sitting posture
    նիստ առնուլnist aṙnulto be tranquillized, allayed, lulled into security
    երեք նստիւ նկարել զկենդանագիրerekʿ nstiw nkarel zkendanagirto paint a portrait in three sittings
    նստոյ տեղիnstoy tełiass, butt
  2. seat, residence, abode
    նիստ բանակիnist banakiencampment
  3. royal residence, capital, royal palace
    նիստ արքունականnist arkʿunakanseat of Government, capital city
  4. property, possession
  5. sitting, session, meeting
    ի նիստ գումարիլi nist gumarilto hold a sitting
    ի նստի անդi nsti andduring the sitting, forthwith, before separating

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նիստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նիստ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “նիստ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “nist”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 505