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 Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

ժաման (žamanindeclinable

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

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ժաման”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ժաման”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ժամ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935