միթամ

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Georgian მითამ (mit’am). The resemblance to միթե (mitʿe) is coincidental.

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

միթամ (mitʿam)

  1. (dialectal, colloquial) as if, as though
    նենց ես նայում, միթամ չես հասկանումnencʿ es nayum, mitʿam čʿes haskanum ― you look as if you don't understand
    մթամ թեmtʿam tʿe ― allegedly, ostensibly; supposedly

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References[edit]

  • միթէ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University