In Proceedings of the 4rd International Conference on Armenian Linguistics, ed. by J. Greppin. Delmar, NY: Caravan Books, pp. 101-114

There are several reduplicated nouns in Armenian, including both the Classical language and modern dialects, that share a common phonetic shape of mamuR-, where-R-stands for any liquid, and more generally mamuC-, where-C-stands for any consonant; three of these nouns are given in (1): (1) a. mamul 'press; vice' (Classical) b. mamur 'sawdust' (modern… CONTINUE READING