երամ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երամ (eram); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

երամ (eram)

  1. flock, flight (of birds)
  2. swarm, bevy (of bees)
  3. shoal, school (of fish)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • րամ (ram) (a poetic short form)

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian [script needed] (ram). Compare Persian رم (ram). Related to երամակ (eramak) and ռամ (ṙam).

Noun[edit]

երամ (eram

  1. troop, flock, assembly, company (of people, animals, fish, etc.)
    երամ երամeram eram ― in several troops, in company
    երամ թռչնոցeram tʿṙčʿnocʿ ― flight
    երամ hoտից, անդեայցeram hoticʿ, andeaycʿ ― flock, herd
  2. (as an adjective) gathered, assembled

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References[edit]

  • երամ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • երամ 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
  • երամ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Anait Perixanjan (1993), Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskogo jazyka [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language], Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR, page 8