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ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Armenian ոստ (ost).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ոստ (ost)

  1. branch, bough
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See Old Armenian ոստայն (ostayn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ոստ (ost)

  1. (dialectal) the spun yarn collected around the spindle
DeclensionEdit

Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃ósdos.

NounEdit

ոստ (ost)

  1. branch, bough (of a tree)
    ոստք մատանց ձեռինostkʿ matancʿ jeṙinthe fingers
  2. knot, joint (on a tree, whence the branches grow)
    ոստովք վարակեալostovkʿ varakealknotty, nodous, knobby, gnarly
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Armenian: ոստ (ost)
  • Georgian: შტო (šṭo)

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ոստ”, 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
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ոստ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 387
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 80
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ոստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy

Etymology 2Edit

The origin is uncertain.

NounEdit

ոստ (ost)

  1. hill, height, hillock
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ոստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ոստ”, 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
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ոստ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy