մեք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mes. Cognate with Proto-Slavic *my and Lithuanian mẽs.

Pronoun[edit]

մեք (mekʿ)

  1. (personal) we
    մեք ինքնին, մեք մեզէնmekʿ inkʿnin, mekʿ mezēn — ourselves
    զի՛նչ մեք ողորմելիքսzínčʿ mekʿ ołormelikʿs — what poor creatures we are!
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Usage notes[edit]

The word has the following combining forms: մեր- (mer-), մեօք- (meōkʿ-) (rare).

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References[edit]

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