դամբան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դամբան (damban); see it for more.

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Noun[edit]

դամբան (damban)

  1. Synonym of դամբարան (dambaran)

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰm̥bʰ- (to dig) +‎ -ան (-an). Cognate with Ancient Greek τάφος (táphos, tomb), ταφή (taphḗ), θάπτω (tháptō, bury), Old Prussian dambo (ground). Martirosyan argues for a Mediterranean-Pontic substrate origin.

Noun[edit]

դամբան (damban)

  1. tomb, grave

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դամբան”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “դամբան”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “դամբան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 232