ուտեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ōd-, from *h₁ed-. The verb is suppletive: part of the conjugation is filled by կեր- (ker-), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷerh₃-, whence also կեր (ker).

Verb[edit]

ուտեմ (utem)

  1. to eat
    անյագաբար ուտելanyagabar utelto eat greedily, to eat up, to devour
  2. (figuratively) to run through, to squander, to eat up, to waste, to consume
    եկեր զամենայն կեանս իւրeker zamenayn keans iwrhe lavished or squandered away all his fortune
  3. to eat away or up, to corrode; to fret; to consume, to devour

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References[edit]

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