մոռանամ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *me/orsna-, from *mers- (to forget). Cognates include Sanskrit म्रिष्यते (mriṣyate, to forget), Middle Persian pl(ʾ)mwštn' (fra/ā-muštan), Latvian aizmirst (to forget), Tocharian A märs- (to forget).

Verb[edit]

մոռանամ (moṙanam)

  1. (transitive) to forget, to be forgetful or unmindful of, to neglect
    մոռանալ զասելինmoṙanal zaselin ― to be at a stand, to stop short, not to know what to say, to be put to a stand
    մի՛ մոռանար զիսmí moṙanar zis ― don't forget me
  2. (intransitive) to be forgotten, to fall into oblivion

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References[edit]

  • մոռանամ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • մոռանամ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • մոռանամ 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 474