See also: Ասպետ

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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old Armenian ասպետ ‎(aspet)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ասպետ ‎(aspet)

  1. knight
  2. (historical) aspet (Armenian hereditary title)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing, literally, “horse-master”. Compare Inscriptional Parthian 𐭀𐭎𐭐𐭐𐭕𐭉 ‎(ʾsppty), Inscriptional Middle Persian 𐭠𐭮𐭯𐭯𐭲 ‎(ʾsppt, master of horses, chief of cavalry), Sanskrit अश्वपति ‎(áṡvapati), Elamite [script needed] ‎(aššabattiš) (from Old Persian). For the constituents see اسب ‎(asb) and պետ ‎(pet).

NounEdit

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ասպետ ‎(aspet)

  1. knight
  2. (historical) aspet (Armenian hereditary title)

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “ասպետ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, pages 274–275
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “ասպետ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 316b
  • Gignoux, Philippe (1972) Glossaire des Inscriptions Pehlevies et Parthes (Corpus Inscriptionum Iranicarum. Supplementary Series; 1) (in French), London: Lund Humphries, pages 17a, 47a
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ասպետ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 65a
  • Schmitt, R.; Bailey, H. W. (1986), “Armenia and Iran iv. Iranian influences in Armenian Language”, in Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition[1], New York, retrieved 2016-04-16
  • Toumanoff, C. (1987), “Aspet”, in Encyclopædia Iranica, online edition[2], New York, retrieved 2016-04-16
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