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]

  • սպայապետ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Anait Perixanjan (Perikhanian) (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 18