շպետ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *šu-pet. For the first part compare Avestan 𐬟𐬱𐬎- (fšu-, cattle), Persian چوبان (ču-ban). For the second compare Old Armenian պետ (pet), from Iranian.

Noun[edit]

շպետ (špet)

  1. shepherd

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “շպետ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “շպետ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շպետ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1987) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun; naxagrayin žamanakašrǰan [History of the Armenian language: The Pre-Literary Period] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 538