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Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Perixanjan, from the Middle Median descendant of Proto-Iranian *Rasta-. Compare Inscriptional Parthian 𐭓𐭎𐭕𐭊 ‎(rstk /*Rastak/), Inscriptional Middle Persian 𐭫𐭮𐭲𐭪 ‎(lstk /*Rastag/) from the same source. The form Երաստ ‎(Erast) is from Parthian.

Proper nounEdit

Արաստ ‎(Arast)

  1. A male given name. Arast.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1942–1962), “Արաստ”, in Hayocʿ anjnanunneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Personal Names] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 11
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