գոմ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գոմ (gom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գոմ (gom)

  1. cattleshed, cowhouse, barn (usually for cattle)

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Usage notes[edit]

In Armenian գոմ (gom) is usually used for cattle, փարախ (pʿarax) for sheep and ախոռ (axoṙ) for horses.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gʰom-, surviving also in Danish gamme (sheepfold, shed), dialectal Swedish gamme (crib, manger), Norwegian gamme (turf hut), Old Norse gammi (hut of a Finn), Swiss German gämmeli. Or possibly a European substrate word.

Noun[edit]

գոմ (gom

  1. fold/stall for sheep or cattle
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References[edit]

  • գոմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գոմ 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
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 224
  • գոմ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University

Etymology 2[edit]

From the same source as գոյ (goy).

Verb[edit]

գոմ (gom)

  1. to be, to exist, to subsist
    գուցէ, գուցէ երբէք, գուցէ թէgucʿē, gucʿē erbēkʿ, gucʿē tʿē ― perhaps, maybe; for fear of, lest
    մի՛ գուցէmí gucʿē ― lest, for fear that; that it may not
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References[edit]

  • գոմ and գուցէ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գոմ and գուցէ 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
  • գոյ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University