հում

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian հում (hum). Doublet of խամ (xam), which was borrowed from Iranian.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

հում (hum) (superlative ամենահում)

  1. (of food) raw, uncooked
    հում միսhum misraw meat
  2. (of any material) raw, unprocessed, crude
  3. unboiled (water, milk, etc.)

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂eh₃mós.

AdjectiveEdit

հում (hum)

  1. raw, uncooked
  2. (figurative) cruel, ruthless, inhuman

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: հում (hum)
  • Georgian: უმი (umi), ჰუმი (humi)

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879) , “հում”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837) , “հում”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979) , “հում”, 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
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 8
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 420-421