զբօսնում

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A suffixed verb from the root զբօս- (zbōs-) +‎ -ն- (-n-). The root is also spelled զբուս- (zbus-), սբօս- (sbōs-) and սբուս- (sbus-) and is of unknown origin.

Verb[edit]

զբօսնում (zbōsnum)

  1. (intransitive) to divert one's self, to make merry, to relax one's self, to unbend one's mind, to take some diversion, to recreate one's self
    զբօսնուլ մտաց յաղօթսzbōsnul mtacʿ yałōtʿs ― to be dissipated, to get heedless
  2. (intransitive) to play, to amuse one's self
  3. (intransitive) to refresh one's self

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References[edit]

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