ոստան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ոստան (ostan); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ոստան (ostan)

  1. (historical) the royal demesne (during the Arsacid period)
  2. (historical) capital, the city of king's residence
  3. chief city of a region

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *ōstān (province, region). Compare Persian استان (ostân).

Noun[edit]

ոստան (ostan)

  1. the royal demesne (during the Arsacid period)
  2. capital, the city of king's residence
  3. chief-town of a region
  4. (as an adjective) royal, kingly
    ոստան գունդostan gundroyal guard

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ոստան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ոստան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ոստան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Xudabašeancʿ, Ałekʿsandr (1838), “ոստան”, in Baṙaran ’i haykakan lezuē ’i ṙusacʿ barbaṙ [Dictionary from the Armenian Language into the Russian Tongue], volume II, Moscow: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “ոստան”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press