Ourpat (Friday in Armenian) means "to prepare" in the ancient Mesopotamian languages. That is, to prepare for Saturday Shapat (Saturday in Armenian) means "to stop" in ancient Hebrew. In the early days of Armenian Christianity, Sunday was called Meeyashapat (first, just like Yergoushapti for Monday). Sunday was later changed to Giragi, after Kiriaco (God in Greek).

Ourpat (Friday in Armenian) means "to prepare" in the ancient Mesopotamian languages. That is, to prepare for Saturday Shapat (Saturday in Armenian) means "to stop" in ancient Hebrew. In the early days of Armenian Christianity, Sunday was called Meeyashapat (first, just like Yergoushapti for Monday). Sunday was later changed to Giragi, after Kiriaco (God in Greek).

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