մամ

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian մամ (mam).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մամ (mam)

  1. (dialectal) grandmother
  2. (dialectal) mother

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մամ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 446

Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A nursery word of Proto-Indo-European origin. Compare Latin mamma, Lithuanian mamà, Russian мама (mama), Welsh mam, Persian مام (mām).

Noun[edit]

մամ (mam), genitive singular մամու (mamu)

  1. mother
  2. grandmother

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Łazaryan, Ṙ. S.; Avetisyan, H. M. (2009), “մամ”, in Miǰin hayereni baṙaran [Dictionary of Middle Armenian] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մամ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մամ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 446