եղեամն

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain. Martirosyan compares to Russian иней (inej), Lithuanian dialectal ýnis and proposes derivation from Proto-Indo-European.

Noun[edit]

եղեամն (ełeamn) (singular genitive եղեման, singular instrumental եղեմամբ)

  1. hoar frost, rime, frost
    իջանել եղեմանiǰanel ełeman ― to drizzle

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References[edit]

  • եղեամն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • եղեամն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • եղեամն in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 252