պաշտեմ

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Etymology[edit]

From *պարշտեմ ‎(*parštem), from *պարիշտեմ ‎(*parištem), from *պարիշտ ‎(*parišt), from Parthian *parišt-, from Iranian *pari-štā- ‎(literally standing around). Compare Middle Persian plst- ‎(parist-), plstytn' ‎(paristīdan, to serve; to minister in a ritual; to worship), Persian پرست ‎(parast-), پرستیدن ‎(parastidan, to worship). The earlier form *պարիշտ ‎(*parišt) survives in compounds: բարեպարիշտ ‎(bareparišt), կռապարիշտ ‎(kṙaparišt), ամբարիշտ ‎(ambarišt), etc. See also պաշտօն ‎(paštōn).

Verb[edit]

պաշտեմ ‎(paštem)

  1. (transitive) to minister, to serve, to wait on
  2. (transitive) to administer, to confer; to officiate; to provide, to furnish; to exercise, to employ
    պաշտել զխորհուրդս‎ ― paštel zxorhurds ― to administer the Sacraments
    պաշտել զծառայութիւն‎ ― paštel zcaṙayutʿiwn ― to serve
  3. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to serve, to be useful, to be employed

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պաշտեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “պաշտեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “պաշտել”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • 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 66
  • MacKenzie, D. N. (1971), “paristīdan”, in A concise Pahlavi dictionary, London, New York, Toronto: Oxford University Press