ոմն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ոմն (omn); see it for more.

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Pronoun[edit]

ոմն (omn)

  1. (indefinite) some, certain (of animate objects)

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ո (o). For the suffix see -եմն (-emn).

Pronoun[edit]

ոմն (omn)

  1. (indefinite) some, certain, someone, one (of animate objects)
    այր ոմնayr omn ― a man
    կին ոմն անուն Մարգարիտաkin omn anun Margarita ― a woman named Margaret
    ոմն քաղցեալ եւ ոմն արբեալomn kʿałcʿeal ew omn arbeal ― one is dying of hunger while another is drunk
    ոմանք մեծատունք եւ ոմանք աղքատքomankʿ mecatunkʿ ew omankʿ ałkʿatkʿ ― some are rich and others poor
    ցրուեցան ոմն յայս եւ ոմն յայն կոյսcʿruecʿan omn yays ew omn yayn koys ― they are scattered here and there
    զոմանս տեսի անցանել ընդ գետն, ոմանք ի լուղ, եւ ոմանք ի նաւակիzomans tesi ancʿanel ənd getn, omankʿ i luł, ew omankʿ i nawaki ― I saw several crossing the river, some swimming, others in a boat

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References[edit]

  • ոմն 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
  • ոմն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • ոմն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ašot Abrahamyan (1976), Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (fourth edition), Yerevan: Luys