գոմ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian գոմ ‎(gom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

գոմ ‎(gom)

  1. cattleshed, cowhouse, barn (usually for cattle)

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Usage notes[edit]

In Armenian գոմ ‎(gom) is usually used for cattle, փարախ ‎(pʿarax) for sheep and ախոռ ‎(axoṙ) for horses.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gʰom-, surviving also in Danish gamme ‎(sheepfold, shed), dialectal Swedish gamme ‎(crib, manger), Norwegian gamme ‎(turf hut), Old Norse gammi ‎(hut of a Finn), Swiss German Gämmeli. Or possibly a European substrate word.

Noun[edit]

գոմ ‎(gom)

  1. fold/stall for sheep or cattle
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գոմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գոմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 224
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գոմ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935

Etymology 2[edit]

From the same source as գոյ ‎(goy).

Verb[edit]

գոմ ‎(gom)

  1. to be, to exist, to subsist
    գուցէ, գուցէ երբէք, գուցէ թէ‎ ― gucʿē, gucʿē erbēkʿ, gucʿē tʿē ― perhaps, maybe; for fear of, lest
    մի՛ գուցէ‎ ― mí gucʿē ― lest, for fear that; that it may not
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գոմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գոմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գոյ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935