Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₃dónts.[1][2]

NounEdit

ատամն (atamn)

  1. tooth
    պարք, շարք ատամանցparkʿ, šarkʿ atamancʿset, row of teeth
    յօրինել ատամունսyōrinel atamunsto indent
    խորտակել, փշրել զատամունսxortakel, pʿšrel zatamunsto break the teeth, to notch, to break off
    ատամն ածելatamn acelto bite
    առնուլ ատամանցaṙnul atamancʿto set the teeth on edge
    հանել զատամնhanel zatamnto extract or draw out a tooth
    ցաւ ատամանցcʿaw atamancʿtoothache
    ցաւէ ատամն իմcʿawē atamn imI have the toothache
    փուտ ատամնpʿut atamncarious tooth
    մաքրել զատամունսmakʿrel zatamunsto brush or clean the teeth
    կրճտել զատամունսkrčtel zatamunsto gnash, to show the teeth

Usage notesEdit

The word has two combining forms: ատամն- (atamn-) and ատամ- (atam-).

DeclensionEdit

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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: ատամ (atam)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙyan, Hračʿya (1940) Hayocʿ lezvi patmutʿyun [History of the Armenian Language] (in Armenian), volume I, Yerevan: University Press, pages 38–39
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ատամն”, 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

Further readingEdit

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