վանդեմ

Old ArmenianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

The origin is uncertain. Often connected with Proto-Germanic *wundō (wound) and derived from Proto-Indo-European, but the anlaut is irregular. An Iranian origin is suspected: compare վանեմ (vanem).

VerbEdit

վանդեմ (vandem)

  1. (transitive) to drive away, destroy
    • second half of 5th century or 6th century, Girkʿ Pitoyicʿ [Book of Chries] :[1]
      [] եւ զայլս այլովք հանդերձ կուր առաջի ամենեցուն արկանելով՝ վանդէին գրէթէ մինչեւ իսպառ իսկ։
      [] ew zayls aylovkʿ handerj kur aṙaǰi amenecʿun arkanelov, vandēin grētʿē minčʿew ispaṙ isk.
  2. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to catch a disease

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Muradyan, Gohar (1993) Girkʿ pitoyicʿ [Book of Chreia]‎[1], critical text with introduction and commentary, Yerevan: Academy Press, page 215