շահապ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Iranian *xšaθrapā-. see Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐏂𐎱𐎠𐎺𐎠 (xšaçapāvā).

Noun[edit]

շահապ (šahap)

  1. satrap; viceroy; governor; prefect; mayor; chamberlain
    շահապ դաշտացšahap daštacʿdryad
    շահապ անտառացšahap antaṙacʿsylvan, satyr
  2. (figuratively) guardian of orphans

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “շահապ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “շահապ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շահապ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 16