յանդիման

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian [script?] (andēmān, in front of), from [script?] (dēm, face), whence դէմ (dēm).

Preposition[edit]

յանդիման (yandiman)

  1. (with genitive) before, in the presence of, in the face or sight of, hard by, against, opposite, over against, in the view of, in the face, publicly, in public
    դէմ յանդիմանdēm yandiman ― face to face; front to front
    յանդիման իմyandiman im ― before me, in my presence
    յանդիման եկեղեցւոյyandiman ekełecʿwoy ― in face of the church
    յանդիման ամենայն աշխարհիyandiman amenayn ašxarhi ― in the face of the whole world
    յանդիման ամենեցունyandiman amenecʿun ― publicly, before all people
    ասել յանդիմանasel yandiman ― to say to one's face
    յանդիման առնել, կացուցանել, ածելyandiman aṙnel, kacʿucʿanel, acel ― to present, to offer, to introduce, to represent, to exhibit, to set before the eyes to shew, to remonstrate
    յանդիման առնելyandiman aṙnel ― to reprove, to reproach, to blame
    յանդիման լինել, կալyandiman linel, kal ― to present oneself, to appear, to make one's appearance before, to shew oneself
    յանդիման մատչել, կալyandiman matčʿel, kal ― to appear before

Usage notes[edit]

Functioning also as an adverb.

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References[edit]

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