շիջանիմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The root is շէջ- (šēǰ-) +‎ -ան- (-an-), of uncertain origin.

Verb[edit]

շիջանիմ (šiǰanim)  (aorist indicative շիջայ)

  1. (intransitive) to go out, to be extinguished or quenched
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to be dimmed, obscured
  3. (intransitive, figuratively) to pass away, to cease, to be buried in oblivion
  4. (intransitive, figuratively) to cool, to grow cool, to be quenched, to become extinct
  5. (intransitive, figuratively) to die peaceably

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References[edit]

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