սաստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian սաստ(sast).

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Noun[edit]

սաստ ‎(sast)

  1. (poetic) prohibition, ban
  2. (archaic, poetic) punishment
  3. reproof, scolding, rebuke

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱəsti-, from *ḱās-, *ḱəs-(to lead, teach, educate). Cognate with Sanskrit शस्ति(śasti, punishment, command) and Avestan [script needed](sāstu, he teaches).

Noun[edit]

սաստ ‎(sast)

  1. bitter and angry reproof, scolding, rebuke, threat, menace; chastisement
    սաստ իշխանակերպ, մեծավայելուչ‎ ― sast išxanakerp, mecavayelučʿ ― majesty
    սաստ իշխանական‎ ― sast išxanakan ― authority, haughtiness
    սաստ աչաց‎ ― sast ačʿacʿ ― piercing glance
    ի սաստ մատչել ընդ ումեք‎ ― i sast matčʿel ənd umekʿ ― to reproach bitterly, to scold sharply

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սաստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սաստ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935