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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. The first part could be the preposition առ (aṙ), the second may be related to բուշտ (bušt).

NounEdit

առաւուշտ (aṙawušt)

  1. urinary bladder
  2. watery pustule, blister

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “առաւուշտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “առաւուշտ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “առաւուշտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “aṙawušt”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 109