ամայի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ամայի ‎(amayi); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ամայի ‎(amayi) ‎(superlative ամենաամայի)

  1. uninhabited, deserted
    ամայի փողոց‎ ― amayi pʿołocʿ ― deserted street
  2. evacuated, vacated (temporarily emptied of its inhabitants)
  3. (figuratively) empty, devoid, contentless

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of ամամ ‎(amam) +‎ ‎(-i).

Adjective[edit]

ամայի ‎(amayi)

  1. desert, uninhabited, deserted, uninhabitable, solitary, uncultivated, desolate

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

ամայի ‎(amayi)

  1. vainly, in vain

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ամայի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ամայի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ամայի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48