մամ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian մամ (mam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մամ (mam)

  1. (dialectal) grandmother
  2. (dialectal) mother

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • մամ 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 446

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A nursery word of Proto-Indo-European origin. Compare Latin mamma, Lithuanian mamà, Russian мама (mama), Welsh mam, Persian مام (mām).

Noun[edit]

մամ (mam), genitive singular մամու (mamu)

  1. mother
  2. grandmother

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • մամ in Ṙuben Łazaryan, Henrik Avetisyan (2009), Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • մամ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • մամ 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 446