ամայի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ամայի (amayi); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ամայի (amayi)

  1. uninhabited, deserted, desolate; empty
    ամայի փողոցamayi pʿołocʿ ― empty street

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of ամամ (amam) +‎ (-i).

Adjective[edit]

ամայի (amayi

  1. desert, uninhabited, deserted, uninhabitable, solitary, uncultivated, desolate

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ամայի (amayi)

  1. vainly, in vain

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References[edit]

  • ամայի in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ամայի in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ամայի in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (1998), Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes]. In Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer [Questions of Comparative Grammar of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: Anania Shirakatsi