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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian հիմն (himn).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

հիմք (himkʿ)

  1. base; basis; foundation
  2. grounds, reason
  3. (construction) foundation, base
  4. (chemistry) base
  5. (geometry) base
  6. (linguistics) stem

Usage notesEdit

In compounds the word “remembers” its Old Armenian form, e.g. in հիմն-ա-խնդիր (himn-a-xndir).

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