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 linel ― to sit up, to sit down, to be seated
    ի նիստ ննջելi nist nnǰel ― to sleep in a sitting posture
    նիստ առնուլnist aṙnul ― to be tranquillized, allayed, lulled into security
    երեք նստիւ նկարել զկենդանագիրerekʿ nstiw nkarel zkendanagir ― to paint a portrait in three sittings
    նստոյ տեղիnstoy tełi ― ass, butt
  2. seat, residence, abode
    նիստ բանակիnist banaki ― encampment
  3. royal residence, capital, royal palace
    նիստ արքունականnist arkʿunakan ― seat of Government, capital city
  4. property, possession
  5. sitting, session, meeting
    ի նիստ գումարիլi nist gumaril ― to hold a sitting
    ի նստի անդi nsti and ― during the sitting, forthwith, before separating

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References[edit]

  • նիստ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նիստ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նիստ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • “nist” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 505