գիտեմ

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From Old Armenian գիտեմ (gitem).

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գիտեմ (gitem)

  1. I know
    Գիտե՞իր որ Արտյոմը հասկանում է հայերեն։Gite?ir or Artyomə haskanum ē hayeren. ― Did you know Artyom understands Armenian?

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From the root *գէտ- (*gēt-, to know), from Proto-Indo-European *wóyd-.

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գիտեմ (gitem)

  1. to know, to perceive
    ոչ գիտելočʿ gitel ― to be ignorant of, not to know
    քաջ, ճարտար գիտեմ զայնkʿaǰ, čartar gitem zayn ― I know it thoroughly
    չգիտեմčʿgitem ― I do not know, I am ignorant of it
    գիտասջի՛րgitasǰír ― know!
    չգիտել զի՞նչ առնելčʿgitel zi?nčʿ aṙnel ― to be at a loss what to do
  2. to learn, to understand
  3. to feel, to recognize
    ոչ գիտէ զամօթočʿ gitē zamōtʿ ― he has no shame
  4. to be able
  5. to consider, to observe, to note
  6. to believe
  7. (figuratively) to know, to have a carnal connection with, to copulate
    գիտել զայր/զկինgitel zayr/zkin ― to lie with a man or woman

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References[edit]

  • գիտեմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գիտեմ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • գէտ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 211
  • Robert Godel (1975), An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 51