երամ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian երամ (eram); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

երամ (eram)

  1. flock, flight (of birds)
  2. swarm, bevy (of bees)
  3. shoal, school (of fish)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • րամ (ram) (poetic short form)

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian. Compare Manichaean Parthian rm (*ram, flock), Middle Persian lm (*ram, herd, flock), Manichaean Middle Persian rm (*ram, flock), Persian رم (ram). Related to երամակ (eramak) and ռամ (ṙam).

Noun[edit]

երամ (eram)

  1. troop, flock, assembly, company (of people, animals, fish, etc.)
    երամ երամeram eramin several troops, in company
    երամ թռչնոցeram tʿṙčʿnocʿflight
    երամ hoտից, անդեայցeram hoticʿ, andeaycʿflock, herd
  2. (as an adjective) gathered, assembled

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “երամ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “երամ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “երամ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Perixanjan, Anait (1993) Materialy k etimologičeskomu slovarju drevnearmjanskovo jazyka. Častʹ I [Materials for the Etymological Dictionary of the Old Armenian Language. Part 1] (in Russian), Yerevan: Academy Press, page 8