իմ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian իմ (im).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

իմ (im)

  1. (possessive) my

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁me- (me). Cognate with Ancient Greek ἐμέ (emé, me). The o-stem possessive is from Proto-Indo-European *h₁mos and cognate with Ancient Greek ἐμός (emós).

Pronoun[edit]

իմ (im)

  1. genitive singular of ես (es)
    իմ է այսim ē aysthis is mine
    զմելին իմzmelin immy penknife
    գրեանն իմgreann immy books
    ոչ է իմ մեղočʿ ē im mełit is no fault of mine
    իմ եւ քոim ew kʿomine and thine
    խաղաղութիւն մեծ յաջողէր ի յերկրի՝ եթէ ի բաց բառնայր անտի իմ եւ քոxałałutʿiwn mec yaǰołēr i yerkri, etʿē i bacʿ baṙnayr anti im ew kʿopeace would be general in the world if there were neither mine nor thine
  2. (possessive) mine
    մին ի բարեկամաց իմոցmin i barekamacʿ imocʿa friend of mine
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Descendants[edit]
  • Armenian: իմ (im)

Etymology 2[edit]

Dative-locative of ի- (i-).

Pronoun[edit]

ի՞մ (i?m)

  1. (interrogative) why?
    ի՞մ իմիքi?m imikʿto what end? to what purpose?
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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 20
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 257