ոստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian ոստ ‎(ost).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ոստ ‎(ost)

  1. branch, bough
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Etymology 2[edit]

See Old Armenian ոստայն ‎(ostayn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ոստ ‎(ost)

  1. (dialectal) the spun yarn collected around the spindle
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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ósdos.

Noun[edit]

ոստ ‎(ost)

  1. branch, bough (of a tree)
    ոստք մատանց ձեռին‎ ― ostkʿ matancʿ jeṙin ― the fingers
  2. knot, joint (on a tree, whence the branches grow)
    ոստովք վարակեալ‎ ― ostovkʿ varakeal ― knotty, nodous, knobby, gnarly
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ոստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ոստ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ոստ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 80

Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

ոստ ‎(ost)

  1. hill, height, hillock
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ոստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ոստ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ոստ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy