Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *g(ʷ)ʰr̥s- (horror, abomination) and cognate with Lithuanian grasùs and Old High German garst (German garstig).[1][2]

Alternatively, borrowed from Iranian.

VerbEdit

գարշիմ (garšim)

  1. to abominate, to loathe, to be disgusted

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: գարշել (garšel)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գարշ”, 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 42–43

Further readingEdit

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գարշիմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Cheung, Johnny (2007) Etymological Dictionary of the Iranian Verb (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 2), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 471
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 199–200
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գարշիմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy