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Արաստ

Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via Middle Median, from Iranian *Rasta-. Compare Parthian [script needed] (Rstk), Middle Persian [script needed] (Rastak). The spelling Երաստ (Erast) is from Parthian.

Proper nounEdit

Արաստ (Arast)

  1. A male given name

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Արաստ in Hračʿya Ačaṙyan (1942–1962), Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names], in 5 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Anait Perixanjan (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 11