վստահ

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From Old Armenian վստահ ‎(vstah).

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վստահ ‎(vstah) ‎(superlative ամենավստահ)

  1. sure, certain, confident
    Վստահ չեմ, թե հասկանում ես։
    Vstah čʿem, tʿe haskanum es.
    I'm not sure you understand.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Iranian *vistāhv, from Old Iranian *vistāhuva-. Compare Middle Persian wstʾhw' ‎(wistāx, confident, bold), Manichaean Middle Persian wystʾh ‎(wistāx), Persian گستاخ ‎(gostâx). See also ստահակ ‎(stahak).

Adjective[edit]

վստահ ‎(vstah)

  1. confident, trusting
    վստահ լինել‎ ― vstah linel ― to be sure, reassured; to trust
    վստահ առնել‎ ― vstah aṙnel ― to strengthen, to reassure, to remove one's fears, to give one's word for
    վստահ եմ զի‎ ― vstah em zi ― I am sure, I am convinced that, I do not doubt that
    վստահ լերուք յիս‎ ― vstah lerukʿ yis ― rely, reckon on me
    ոչ էր վստահ յերեւելիսս‎ ― očʿ ēr vstah yereweliss ― he had not placed his hopes in wordily things

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