հում

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հում ‎(hum).

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Adjective[edit]

հում ‎(hum) ‎(superlative ամենահում)

  1. (of food) raw, uncooked
    հում միս‎ ― hum mis ― raw mea
  2. (of any material) raw, unprocessed, crude
  3. unboiled (water, milk, etc.)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₃-mo- or *h₃eH-mo-. Cognate with Ancient Greek ὠμός ‎(ōmós), Sanskrit आम ‎(āmá), Persian خام ‎(xām), Old Irish om.

Adjective[edit]

հում ‎(hum)

  1. raw, uncooked
  2. (figuratively) cruel, ruthless, inhuman

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “հում”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “հում”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հում”, 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 8
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 421