զգենում

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Etymology[edit]

From զ- (z-) +‎ *գենում (*genum), from Proto-Indo-European *wes-nu-, from *wes- (to be dressed). The closest cognate is Ancient Greek ἕννυμι (hénnumi). Related to զգեստ (zgest).

Verb[edit]

զգենում (zgenum)  (aorist indicative զգեցայ)

  1. to clothe, to dress one's self, to put on one's back, to put on, to wear, to put on clothes
    զգենուլ հանդերձ սգոյzgenul handerj sgoy ― to put on mourning
    զգենուլ հանդերձս ուրախութեանzgenul handerjs uraxutʿean ― to put on garments of gladness
    մի՛ զգեցցի այր զգեստ կանացիmí zgecʿcʿi ayr zgest kanacʿi ― man shall not put on the garments of woman
    բարւոք զգենուbarwokʿ zgenu ― he dresses well, with taste
    մարմին զգենուլmarmin zgenul ― to incarnate, to take on himself human nature
    զգենուլ զարդարութիւնzgenul zardarutʿiwn ― to clothe one's self with justice; to do good works
    փառս եւ պատիւ զգենուլpʿaṙs ew patiw zgenul ― to clothe one's self with glory and honour
    զօրութիւն զգենուլzōrutʿiwn zgenul ― to clothe one's self with strength, to gather strength
    զգենուլ զպատկեր ուրուքzgenul zpatker urukʿ ― to assume the appearance of another person, to resemble

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References[edit]

  • զգենում in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • զգենում in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • զգենում 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
  • Ranko Matasović (2009), A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian, Zagreb, page 24
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 274