մոռանամ

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *me/orsna-, from *mers- ‎(to forget). Cognates include Sanskrit म्रिष्यते ‎(mriṣyate, to forget), Middle Persian pl(ʾ)mwštn' ‎(fra/ā-muštan, to forget), Latvian aizmirst ‎(to forget), Tocharian A märs- ‎(to forget).

Verb[edit]

մոռանամ ‎(moṙanam)

  1. (transitive) to forget, to be forgetful or unmindful of, to neglect
    մոռանալ զասելին‎ ― moṙanal zaselin ― to be at a stand, to stop short, not to know what to say, to be put to a stand
    մի՛ մոռանար զիս‎ ― mí moṙanar zis ― don't forget me
  2. (intransitive) to be forgotten, to fall into oblivion

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մոռանամ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մոռանամ”, 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), “մոռանամ”, 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 474