ժաման

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ժաման ‎(žaman); see it for more.

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Adjective[edit]

ժաման ‎(žaman) ‎(superlative ամենաժաման)

  1. (archaic) arriving quickly; quick, prompt

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References[edit]

  • ժաման in A. S. Łaribyan, Ē. B. Ałayan, G. B. J̌ahukyan, S. G. Abrahamyan, V. D. Aṙakʿelyan (editors-in-chief) (1969–80), Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian], in 4 vols, Yerevan: Academy of Sciences of the Armenian SSR

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian jmʾn ‎(žamān, time). See ժամանակ ‎(žamanak) for more.

Adjective[edit]

ժաման ‎(žaman) ‎(indeclinable

  1. arriving quickly; that which hastens; hurried, hasty, quick, prompt
    ժաման առնել, կացուցանել‎ ― žaman aṙnel, kacʿucʿanel ― to cause to arrive; to forestall, to anticipate
    ժաման լինել‎ ― žaman linel ― to arrive

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References[edit]

  • ժաման in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ժաման in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ժամ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]