սպայապետ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Either formed in Armenian as սպայ (spay) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ պետ (pet) or borrowed wholly from Middle Persian *spʾdpt' (*spāybed).

Noun[edit]

սպայապետ (spayapet)

  1. Alternative form of սպարապետ (sparapet)

References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “սպայապետ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • 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 18