նման

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նման (nman).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

նման (nman) (superlative ամենանման)

  1. similar, like, resembling
    նման մարդիկnman mardiksimilar people
    Ես քեզ նման չեմ։Es kʿez nman čʿem.I am not similar to you.

Declension[edit]

Postposition[edit]

նման (nman)

  1. like, as, such as
    հիմարի նմանhimari nmanlike an idiot

Related terms[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *nimān, composed of the prefix ni- and the root mān-. For the constituents compare Sanskrit नि (ni, down) and मान (māna, form, appearance; likeness, resemblance), Persian مانا (mānā, alike, equal, resembling).

Adjective[edit]

նման (nman)

  1. like, similar, resembling
    ամենեւին նման է նմաamenewin nman ē nmahe is as like him as can be
    նման զնմանն սիրէnman znmann sirēlike loves like
  2. equal, conformable, analogous
    նման էnman ēit suits, it is proper, fit or becoming; it seems, it appears

Declension[edit]

Adverb[edit]

նման (nman)

  1. similarly, in the same manner, alike, such

Derived terms[edit]

Preposition[edit]

նման (nman)

  1. like, as, such as

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նման”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նման”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “նման”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “նման”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press