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Classical Armenian: čmlem

« čełk‘em (split) kʰamem (squeeze) »

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Language:Classical Armenian
Meaning:squeeze
Source form:čmlem
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Gloss:
Notes:Also 'to press'. Together with čim, čem 'Zaum' with each other and with Gr. γέντο 'he took', ὕγ-γεμος· συλλαβή , OCS žьmǫ , žęti 'to squeeze, press', MIr. gemel 'fetter'; cf. also OIc. kumla 'quetschen, verwunden', Norwegian kumla 'Klumpen; kneten, zusammenpressen', etc.: PIE *gem- 'to seize, take; to squeeze, press'.
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Source of lexical data

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Source: Martirosyan, Hrach. 2010. Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon. Brill.
Pages: 442
Reliability: High

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