մայրենի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian մայրենի ‎(mayreni); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

մայրենի ‎(mayreni)

  1. maternal
  2. (figuratively) native, home
    մայրենի լեզու‎ ― mayreni lezu ― mother tongue, first language, native language
  3. (as a noun) mother tongue, first language, native language (shortening of մայրենի լեզու)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

մայր ‎(mayr) +‎ -ենի ‎(-eni)

Adjective[edit]

մայրենի ‎(mayreni)

  1. maternal, motherly; by mother's side
    մայրենի հաւ‎ ― mayreni haw ― maternal grandfather
    մայրենիք‎ ― mayrenikʿ ― mother's country or birth-place

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մայրենի”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մայրենի”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy