յամեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the root յամ- (yam-)

Verb[edit]

յամեմ (yamem)  (aorist indicative յամեցի)

  1. (intransitive) to delay, to retard, to defer, to remain, to procrastinate
    յամել ի հաղորդութէնէyamel i hałordutʿēnē ― not to receive often the Holy Sacrament
  2. (intransitive) to tarry, to stay, to dally, to loiter, to lag, to while
    յամել ի գինւոջyamel i ginwoǰ ― to continue drinking; to remain long over one's cup
  3. (intransitive) to wait, to be patient
  4. (transitive) to retard, to defer, to delay, to put off, to procrastinate
    տէր իմ յամէ զգալtēr im yamē zgal ― my lord delayeth his coming

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References[edit]

  • յամեմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy