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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian փարթամ (pʿartʿam); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

փարթամ (pʿartʿam) (superlative ամենափարթամ)

  1. thick, lush, luxuriant (of hair, vegetation, etc.)
  2. robust, strapping, healthy (of a person)
  3. splendid, magnificent, lavish
  4. affluent, renowned, famous
  5. (rare) abundant, plentiful

DeclensionEdit

AdverbEdit

փարթամ (pʿartʿam)

  1. luxuriantly

Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Iranian, from a descendant of Proto-Indo-Iranian *pratʰamás.

AdjectiveEdit

փարթամ (pʿartʿam)

  1. opulent, wealthy, rich
  2. abundant, copious

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “փարթամ”, 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), “փարթամ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “փարթամ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy