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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian գոմ (gom).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

գոմ (gom)

  1. cattleshed, cowhouse, barn (usually for cattle)

Usage notesEdit

In Armenian գոմ (gom) is usually used for cattle, փարախ (pʿarax) for sheep and ախոռ (axoṙ) for horses.

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Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *gʰom-, surviving also in Danish gamme (sheepfold, shed), dialectal Northern Sami gamme (crib, manger), Norwegian gamme (turf hut), Old Norse gammi (hut of a Finn), Swiss German Gämmeli. Or possibly a European substrate word.

NounEdit

գոմ (gom)

  1. fold/stall for sheep or cattle
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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գոմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գոմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 224
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գոմ”, 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

Etymology 2Edit

From the same source as գոյ (goy).

VerbEdit

գոմ (gom)

  1. to be, to exist, to subsist
    գուցէ, գուցէ երբէք, գուցէ թէgucʿē, gucʿē erbēkʿ, gucʿē tʿēperhaps, maybe; for fear of, lest
    մի՛ գուցէmí gucʿēlest, for fear that; that it may not
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ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գոմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գոմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գոյ”, 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