դրամ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դրամ (dram).

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դրամ (dram)

  1. money
  2. (numismatics) dram (the currency unit of Armenia)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭦𐭥𐭦𐭭 (drahm), from Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ).

Noun[edit]

դրամ (dram

  1. drachm (a unit of weight equal to 1/8 ounce or 3.411 gram)
  2. a coin of various weights; money
    դրամովք վճարելdramovkʿ včarel ― to pay ready cash
    դրամ հատանել, հարկանել, կոփել, գրելdram hatanel, harkanel, kopʿel, grel ― to coin, to make money

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  • դրամ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • դրամ 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
  • դրամ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • դրամ in Ṙubēn Łazarean (2000), Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian], in 2 vols, Yerevan: Yerevan State University