դիեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁(y)-, *dʰih₁- (to suck). See also դալ (dal).

Verb[edit]

դիեմ (diem)  (aorist indicative դիեցի)

  1. to suck, to drink mother’s milk
  2. (rare) to suckle, to nourish with milk, to give suck

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References[edit]

  • դիեմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դիեմ 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
  • դիել in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 239