դդում

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Armenian[edit]

Pumpkins.jpg

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian դդում (ddum).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

դդում (ddum)

  1. gourd, Cucurbita[1]
  2. (figuratively) dumb person, dummy, fool

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Łazaryan, Ṙuben S. (1981), “դդում”, in Busanunneri hayeren-latineren-ṙuseren-angleren-franseren-germaneren baṙaran [Armenian–Latin–Russian–English–French–German Dictionary of Plant Names], Yerevan: University Press, § 267, page 25

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown.[1]

Noun[edit]

դդում (ddum)

  1. gourd, pumpkin, squash, Cucurbita[2]
    • Ephrem the Syrian, Yayn čaṙēn or vasn erašti ew vašxaṙuacʿ
      Իսկ ՚ի գիջոյն և ՚ի թեթևէն՝ որ ըստ մասանց ջերմին է, պրաս․ իսկ հողանման ջերմ կաղամբ և այլ ա՟մ կծու․ իսկ թեթևագոյնսն ՚ի դդումսն և ՚ի սեխս և ՚ի մեղրապոպս։
      Isk ’i giǰoyn ew ’i tʿetʿewēn, or əst masancʿ ǰermin ē, pras; isk hołanman ǰerm kałamb ew ayl a.m kcu; isk tʿetʿewagoynsn ’i ddumsn ew ’i sexs ew ’i mełrapops.
  2. a hollowed out pumpkin as a water container

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “դդում”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 644ab
  2. ^ Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “դդում”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, page 358a

Further reading[edit]

  • Awgerean, Mkrtičʿ (1865), “դդում”, in Aṙjeṙn baṙaran haykaznean lezui [Pocket Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), corrected and expanded by Čēlalean, Grigor, 2nd edition, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 238a
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836), “դդում”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), volume I, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 607b
  • J̌axǰaxean, Manuēl (1837), “դդում”, in Baṙgirkʿ i barbaṙ hay ew italakan [Armenian–Italian Dictionary], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 401b
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “դդում”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy, page 137b