հիմն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

հիմն (himn

  1. foundation; base, basis
    հիմն ի յատակhimn i yatak — to its very foundations; down to the ground, to the bottom
    հիմն/հիմունս արկանելhimn/himuns arkanel — to lay the foundations of, to found
    ի հիմանց կործանիլi himancʿ korcanil — to be overthrown
    հիմն լինել իրիքhimn linel irikʿ — to he the foundation of
    անկանիլ հիմանankanil himan — to have laid the foundation
    ի վերայ հաստատուն հիմանi veray hastatun himan — on a solid foundation
  2. foot, bottom
    հիմն ի վերhimn i ver — from top to bottom; thoroughly, utterly
    հիմն ի վեր առնել, կործանել, տապալել, յատակելhimn i ver aṙnel, korcanel, tapalel, yatakel — to cast to the earth, to throw, cast or pull down, to overthrow, to overwhelm, to subvert, to demolish, destroy or ruin utterly
  3. back, back part
  4. foundation, establishment

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References[edit]

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