եղանիմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From եղ () +‎ -ան- (-an-). The verb is suppletive: part of the conjugation is filled by forms of լինիմ (linim).

Verb[edit]

եղանիմ (ełanim)  (aorist indicative եղէ or եղայ)

  1. to be, to become, to be created; to happen
    եղանել ուրեքełanel urekʿ ― to sojourn
    եղանել ընդ կնոջełanel ənd knoǰ ― to know a woman
    եղիցի՛ լոյս եւ եղեւ լոյսełicʿí loys ew ełew loys ― let there be light! and there was light
    եղիցի՛/եղիցի՛ եղիցի՛ełicʿí/ełicʿí ełicʿí ― amen, so be it, be it so
    մի՛ եղիցիmí ełicʿi ― God forbid!
    եղիցի թէełicʿi tʿē ― suppose, supposing that, that being supposed

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References[edit]

  • եղանիմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy