-ստան

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *stān(a)-. Compare Middle Persian -stʾn'.

Suffix[edit]

-ստան (-stan)

  1. Forming nouns with the meaning of place, especially country names.
    ՀայաստանHayastanArmenia
    ՎրաստանVrastanGeorgia
    անդաստանandastanfields

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Category Old Armenian words suffixed with -ստան not found


References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-(ա)ստան”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48