اسپست

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Persian [Book Pahlavi needed] (ʾspst' /aspast/), from Middle Median *aspast, from Old Median *aspāstiš, from Proto-Iranian *HacwaHastiš (alfalfa, lucerne, literally fodder for horses).

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اسپست (espest, aspest)

  1. alfalfa, lucerne

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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “ասպաստ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 272ab
  • Horn, Paul (1893) Grundriss der neupersischen Etymologie (in German), Strasbourg: K.J. Trübner, § 79, page 19
  • Zimmern, Heinrich (1915) Akkadische Fremdwörter als Beweis für babylonischen Kultureinfluss (in German), Leipzig: A. Edelmann, page 56