արբ-

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sr̥bʰ-, zero-grade aorist of *srebʰ- ‎(to sip, gulp, suck (in)).

Root[edit]

արբ- ‎(arb-)

  1. to drink
  2. to get drunk

Usage notes[edit]

This root serves as the aorist stem of the suppletive verb ըմպեմ ‎(əmpem).

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “արբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “*arb-”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 129