պատեան

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root պատ- (pat-, the four sides, the surrounding, circle) +‎ -եան (-ean).

Noun[edit]

պատեան (patean)

  1. (botany) hull, pod, cod, husk; rind, peel, bark
  2. (zoology) shell, exoskeleton
  3. (military) sheath, scabbard
    արկանել զսուրն ի պատեանսarkanel zsurn i pateansto sheathe
    մերկանալ զսուրն ի պատենիցmerkanal zsurn i patenicʿto draw, bare or unsheathe a sword
  4. (military) armour, cuirass, breastplate

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պատեան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “պատ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press