զբաղեմ

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Etymology[edit]

From զ- (z-) +‎ բաղ- (bał-).

Verb[edit]

զբաղեմ (zbałem)  (aorist indicative զբաղեցի)

  1. (transitive) to occupy, to amuse; to distract, to busy
  2. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to be occupied or busy, employed in doing something; to be distracted or agitated
  3. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to intrigue, to be embarrassed, to meddle

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References[edit]

  • զբաղեմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • զբաղեմ 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
  • զբաղ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University