վաստակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian վաստակ (vastak); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

վաստակ (vastak)

  1. work, labour, toil; pains, trouble
  2. profit, gain, earnings from labour
  3. merit, desert; services
  4. pay for labour

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

վաստակ (vastak)

  1. work, labour, toil
    վաստակ ծառայութեանvastak caṙayutʿeanservice rendered
    վաստակ ձեռացvastak jeṙacʿhandiwork
    վաստակ արքունիvastak arkʿunimilitary service
    գիրք վաստակոցgirkʿ vastakocʿGeoponics
    վաստակ լինելvastak linelto labour, to work, to toil, to work hard, to strive, to fatigue or tire oneself with, to be fatigued or tired
    վաստակ առնելvastak aṙnelto tire, to fatigue, to weary
  2. pains, trouble, fatigue
  3. merit, worth, service
  4. profit, gain, earnings

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

վաստակ (vastak)

  1. tired, fatigued

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “վաստակ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “վաստակ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “վաստակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press