նպաստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian նպաստ (npast)

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նպաստ (npast)

  1. benefit; pension; subsidy; grant, allowance, grant-in-aid
    գործազրկության նպաստgorcazrkutʿyan npastunemployment benefit
  2. use; benefit; good
    նպաստ բերել հայրենիքինnpast berel hayrenikʿinto be useful to one’s country
    ի նպաստi npastin support of, in favour of

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian, from Old Iranian *ni-upastā (aid), composed of *ni- (down) + *upa- (on, to) + *sta- (stand, stay, remain). Compare attested Avestan 𐬎𐬞𐬀𐬯𐬙𐬁 (upastā, help, aid) and Old Persian [script needed] (upastā, help, aid). Related to ապաստան (apastan, shelter, refuge).

Noun[edit]

նպաստ (npast)

  1. aid, assistance, succour, help, favour, subsidy, support, relief, resource, means
    ի նպաստi npastin support of, on behalf or in favour of
    նպաստ մատուցանելnpast matucʿanelto aid, to succour, to help; to care, to take care
    նպաստ լինելnpast linelto help, to assist, to succour

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References[edit]

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