յամեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From the root յամ- (yam-)

Verb[edit]

յամեմ (yamem)  (aorist indicative յամեցի)

  1. (intransitive) to delay, to retard, to defer, to remain, to procrastinate
    յամել ի հաղորդութէնէyamel i hałordutʿēnēnot to receive often the Holy Sacrament
  2. (intransitive) to tarry, to stay, to dally, to loiter, to lag, to while
    յամել ի գինւոջyamel i ginwoǰto continue drinking; to remain long over one's cup
  3. (intransitive) to wait, to be patient
  4. (transitive) to retard, to defer, to delay, to put off, to procrastinate
    տէր իմ յամէ զգալtēr im yamē zgalmy lord delayeth his coming

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References[edit]

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