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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian ամբոխ (ambox).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ամբոխ (ambox)

  1. crowd, throng
  2. rabble, mob

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

An Iranian borrowing։ compare Persian انبوه(ambuh). Compare also Old Georgian ამბოხი (amboxi, crowd; riot, tumult), borrowed from the same source either directly or via Armenian.

NounEdit

ամբոխ (ambox)

  1. crowd, host, multitude
    Synonyms: խումբ (xumb), բազմութիւն (bazmutʿiwn)
  2. riot, tumult
    Synonyms: աղմուկ (ałmuk), աղաղակ (ałałak), խռովութիւն (xṙovutʿiwn), յուզմունք (yuzmunkʿ), իրարանցում (irarancʿum)

DeclensionEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ամբոխ (ambox)

  1. tumultuous

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: ամբոխ (ambox)

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ամբոխ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “ամբոխ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 151ab
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 96
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2006), “ամբոխ”, in Grabari homanišneri baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian Synonyms], Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ամբոխ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy