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 յանդիմանdēm yandimanface to face; front to front
    յանդիման իմyandiman imbefore me, in my presence
    յանդիման եկեղեցւոյyandiman ekełecʿwoyin face of the church
    յանդիման ամենայն աշխարհիyandiman amenayn ašxarhiin the face of the whole world
    յանդիման ամենեցունyandiman amenecʿunpublicly, before all people
    ասել յանդիմանasel yandimanto say to one's face
    յանդիման առնել, կացուցանել, ածելyandiman aṙnel, kacʿucʿanel, acelto present, to offer, to introduce, to represent, to exhibit, to set before the eyes to shew, to remonstrate
    յանդիման առնելyandiman aṙnelto reprove, to reproach, to blame
    յանդիման լինել, կալyandiman linel, kalto present oneself, to appear, to make one's appearance before, to shew oneself
    յանդիման մատչել, կալyandiman matčʿel, kalto 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