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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian պարկեշտ (parkešt).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

պարկեշտ (parkešt) (superlative ամենապարկեշտ)

  1. humble, modest
  2. bashful, timid, shy
  3. reticent, reserved, chaste
  4. irreproachable, blameless
  5. (archaic) beautiful, attractive, comely
  6. (archaic) patient, understanding, tolerant

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from an unidentified Iranian source.[1][2] For the suffix compare Old Armenian հրաժեշտ (hražešt), զաւեշտ (zawešt).

AdjectiveEdit

պարկեշտ (parkešt)

  1. decent, modest, grave
  2. honourable
  3. pure, clean

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: պարկեշտ (parkešt)
  • Middle Armenian: պարկեշտ (parkešt)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, page 904
  2. ^ J̌ahukyan, Geworg (2010), “պարկեշտ”, in Vahan Sargsyan, editor, Hayeren stugabanakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Asoghik, page 632a

Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “պարկեշտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 63–64
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “պարկեշտ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պարկեշտ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy