յանդիման

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing. Compare Middle Persian hndymʾn' ‎(handēmān, before, in the presence of). The Iranian word is composed with the etymon of դէմ ‎(dēm).

Preposition[edit]

յանդիման ‎(yandiman)

  1. (with genitive) before, in the presence of, in the face or sight of, hard by, against, opposite, over against, in the view of, in the face, publicly, in public
    դէմ յանդիման‎ ― dēm yandiman ― face to face; front to front
    յանդիման իմ‎ ― yandiman im ― before me, in my presence
    յանդիման եկեղեցւոյ‎ ― yandiman ekełecʿwoy ― in face of the church
    յանդիման ամենայն աշխարհի‎ ― yandiman amenayn ašxarhi ― in the face of the whole world
    յանդիման ամենեցուն‎ ― yandiman amenecʿun ― publicly, before all people
    ասել յանդիման‎ ― asel yandiman ― to say to one's face
    յանդիման առնել, կացուցանել, ածել‎ ― yandiman aṙnel, kacʿucʿanel, acel ― to present, to offer, to introduce, to represent, to exhibit, to set before the eyes to shew, to remonstrate
    յանդիման առնել‎ ― yandiman aṙnel ― to reprove, to reproach, to blame
    յանդիման լինել, կալ‎ ― yandiman linel, kal ― to present oneself, to appear, to make one's appearance before, to shew oneself
    յանդիման մատչել, կալ‎ ― yandiman matčʿel, kal ― to appear before

Usage notes[edit]

Functioning also as an adverb.

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References[edit]

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