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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ամիս (amis).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ամիս (amis)

  1. month
    ամեն ամիսamen amiseach month
    անցած ամիսancʿac amislast month
    հաջորդ ամիսhaǰord amisnext month

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon; month).[1][2][3] The initial ա- (a-) is an original Armenian development due to association with ամ (am, year). The deviant genitive-dative-locative ամսեան (amsean) has been explained as an adjective formation in Proto-Indo-European *-ih₃no- with the basic meaning “monthly”.

NounEdit

ամիս (amis)

  1. month
    ամիս յամսոյ, ամսոյ ամսոյamis yamsoy, amsoy amsoyevery month
    առաջին օր ամսոյaṙaǰin ōr amsoythe first day of the month
    ի սկիզբն ամսեանi skizbn amseanthe beginning of the month
    ի վերջ ամսոյi verǰ amsoythe end of the month
    ի մէջ կոյս ամսեանi mēǰ koys amseantowards the middle of the month

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: ամիս (amis)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ամիս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  2. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 36–37
  3. ^ Martirosyan, Hrach (2010), “amis”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 47

Further readingEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ամիս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ամիս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy