մեք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *mes. Cognate with Proto-Slavic *my and Lithuanian mẽs.

Pronoun[edit]

մեք ‎(mekʿ)

  1. (personal) we
    մեք ինքնին, մեք մեզէն‎ ― mekʿ inkʿnin, mekʿ mezēn ― ourselves
    զի՛նչ մեք ողորմելիքս‎ ― zínčʿ mekʿ ołormelikʿs ― what poor creatures we are!
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Usage notes[edit]

The word has the following combining forms: մեր- ‎(mer-), մեօք- ‎(meōkʿ-) (rare).

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մեք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մեք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մեք”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935