ստէպ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *steyb-, *steypH-. Cognate with Ancient Greek στείβω (steíbō, tread or stamp on, tread under foot), Lithuanian staibus (courageous, strong).

Noun[edit]

ստէպ (stēp)

  1. speed, haste, alacrity, diligence
    ստիպաւ, ստիպովstipaw, stipovin haste, in a hurry, quick, fast, with great speed or alacrity; eagerly, hotly

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ստէպ (stēp)

  1. frequent

Adverb[edit]

ստէպ (stēp)

  1. frequently, often; incessantly, continually
    ստէպ ստէպstēp stēpquickly, hastily; very often, continually, incessantly
    ստէպ կալstēp kalto persevere in, to be assiduous, steadfast in, constant in, to apply or addict oneself to

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ստէպ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ստէպ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 11