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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian նիստ (nist).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

նիստ (nist)

  1. (archaic) sitting posture
  2. (archaic) position, situation
  3. meeting, session, sitting
  4. (geometry) facet, face

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *nisdós.

NounEdit

նիստ (nist)

  1. sitting posture; position, situation
    ի նիստ լինելi nist linelto sit up, to sit down, to be seated
    ի նիստ ննջելi nist nnǰelto sleep in a sitting posture
    նիստ առնուլnist aṙnulto be tranquillized, allayed, lulled into security
    երեք նստիւ նկարել զկենդանագիրerekʿ nstiw nkarel zkendanagirto paint a portrait in three sittings
    նստոյ տեղիnstoy tełiass, butt
  2. seat, residence, abode
    նիստ բանակիnist banakiencampment
  3. royal residence, capital, royal palace
    նիստ արքունականnist arkʿunakanseat of Government, capital city
  4. property, possession
  5. sitting, session, meeting
    ի նիստ գումարիլi nist gumarilto hold a sitting
    ի նստի անդi nsti andduring the sitting, forthwith, before separating

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: նիստ (nist)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նիստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նիստ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “նիստ”, 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), “nist”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 505