երամ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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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 երամ‎ ― eram eram ― in several troops, in company
    երամ թռչնոց‎ ― eram tʿṙčʿnocʿ ― flight
    երամ hoտից, անդեայց‎ ― eram hoticʿ, andeaycʿ ― flock, 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, published 1926–1935
  • 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