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 լինել‎ ― i nist linel ― to sit up, to sit down, to be seated
    ի նիստ ննջել‎ ― i nist nnǰel ― to sleep in a sitting posture
    նիստ առնուլ‎ ― nist aṙnul ― to be tranquillized, allayed, lulled into security
    երեք նստիւ նկարել զկենդանագիր‎ ― erekʿ nstiw nkarel zkendanagir ― to paint a portrait in three sittings
    նստոյ տեղի‎ ― nstoy tełi ― ass, butt
  2. seat, residence, abode
    նիստ բանակի‎ ― nist banaki ― encampment
  3. royal residence, capital, royal palace
    նիստ արքունական‎ ― nist arkʿunakan ― seat of Government, capital city
  4. property, possession
  5. sitting, session, meeting
    ի նիստ գումարիլ‎ ― i nist gumaril ― to hold a sitting
    ի նստի անդ‎ ― i nsti and ― during 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, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “nist”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 505