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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian մարմին (marmin).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

մարմին (marmin)

  1. body
    մարդու մարմինmardu marminhuman body
  2. (physics) body, material object
    երկնային մարմինerknayin marminheavenly body
  3. body, agency, authority
    պետական մարմիններpetakan marminnergovernment bodies
  4. (dead) body, corpse

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *mr̥meno-, with Sanskrit मर्मन् (marman, mortal spot, vulnerable point) being the only surviving cognate.

NounEdit

մարմին (marmin)

  1. body; flesh
    մարմին առնուլmarmin aṙnulto become incarnate
    եւ բանն մարմին եղեւew bann marmin ełewand the Word was made flesh
    երկնային մարմինքerknayin marminkʿcelestial bodies, planets, etc.
  2. (figuratively) man, creature, mortal
  3. corpse, dead body; carcass, carrion
  4. body, consistency
  5. whole, ensemble
  6. (geometry) solid

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ReferencesEdit

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