դրամ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian դրամ (dram). Doublet of դրախմա (draxma).

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Noun[edit]

դրամ (dram)

  1. money
    Synonym: փող (pʿoġ)
  2. dram (the currency unit of Armenia)

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  • English: dram
  • Punjabi: ਦਰਾਮ (darām)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭦𐭥𐭦𐭭 (ZWZN /⁠drahm⁠/), from Ancient Greek δραχμή (drakhmḗ).

Noun[edit]

դրամ (dram)

  1. drachm (a unit of weight equal to 1/8 ounce or 3.411 gram)
  2. a coin of various weights; money
    դրամովք վճարելdramovkʿ včarelto pay ready cash
    դրամ հատանել, հարկանել, կոփել, գրելdram hatanel, harkanel, kopʿel, grelto coin, to make money

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, Matatʿeay (1879) “դրամ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G., Siwrmēlean, X., Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) “դրամ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) “դրամ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ġazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000) “դրամ”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press