հիմն

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Adaptation of Russian гимн (gimn), from Ancient Greek ὕμνος (húmnos).

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Noun[edit]

հիմն (himn)

  1. anthem

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References[edit]

  • հիմն”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1974, page 350ab
  • Malxaseancʿ, Stepʿan (1944), “հիմն”, in Hayerēn bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Armenian Explanatory Dictionary] (in Armenian), volume III, Yerevan: State Publishing House, page 105b

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Noun[edit]

հիմն (himn)

  1. foundation; base, basis
    հիմն ի յատակhimn i yatakto its very foundations; down to the ground, to the bottom
    հիմն/հիմունս արկանելhimn/himuns arkanelto lay the foundations of, to found
    ի հիմանց կործանիլi himancʿ korcanilto be overthrown
    հիմն լինել իրիքhimn linel irikʿto he the foundation of
    անկանիլ հիմանankanil himanto have laid the foundation
    ի վերայ հաստատուն հիմանi veray hastatun himanon a solid foundation
  2. foot, bottom
    հիմն ի վերhimn i verfrom top to bottom; thoroughly, utterly
    հիմն ի վեր առնել, կործանել, տապալել, յատակելhimn i ver aṙnel, korcanel, tapalel, yatakelto cast to the earth, to throw, cast or pull down, to overthrow, to overwhelm, to subvert, to demolish, destroy or ruin utterly
  3. back, back part
  4. foundation, establishment

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References[edit]

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