ամառն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pre-Armenian *sm̥h₂er-m̥, old accusative from Proto-Indo-European *s(e)m-eh₂- (year), whence Old Armenian ամ (am, year); cognate with Proto-Germanic *sumaraz, Proto-Celtic *samos, Persian هامین (hamîn).[1][2][3] For the sense development ‘year’ → ‘summer’ compare the relationsip between Russian лет (let) : ле́то (léto).

Noun[edit]

ամառն (amaṙn)

  1. summer

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Usage notes[edit]

The word has two combining forms: the original ամար- (amar-) and post-classical ամառն- (amaṙn-).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 36–37
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ամառն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “amaṙn”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 46

Further reading[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ամառն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ամառն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy