յարմար

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From յ- (y-) +‎ Proto-Armenian *arm- (to bind fast, tie, fit), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂er- grown with -m, +‎ -ար (-ar). Closest cognates are Ancient Greek ἁρμός (harmós, joint), ἁρμόζω (harmózō), Latin arma. Possibly related to արմանամ (armanam).

Adjective[edit]

յարմար (yarmar

  1. befitting, suitable, fit, proper, congruous, decorous
  2. commodious, easy
  3. competent, sufficient
  4. capable, clever, apt, fit, qualified
  5. (as a noun) fitness, suitableness

Adverb[edit]

յարմար (yarmar)

  1. suitably, well, fitly, properly, decently

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • յարմար in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • յարմար 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
  • յարմար 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, pages 70, 141