ուսանիմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Suffixed verb from the root ուս- (us-) +‎ -ան- (-an-). The root is from Proto-Indo-European *uk-, zero-grade of *euk-. Cognates include Sanskrit उच्यति (ucyati, to take pleasure in; to be accustomed), Old Church Slavonic выкнѫти (vyknǫti), укъ (ukŭ), (Russian уч-ить (uč-itʹ), при-выкнуть (pri-vyknutʹ), на-ука (na-uka)), Lithuanian junkti (to learn).

Verb[edit]

ուսանիմ (usanim)  (aorist indicative ուսայ)

  1. (intransitive) to learn, to study, to read; to be instructed; to exercise oneself in
    ուսանել զդասնusanel zdasn ― to learn, to study one's lesson
    ուսանել ի բերանusanel i beran ― to con over, to study by heart
    ուսանել թոշակաւusanel tʿošakaw ― to be in a boarding school
    ուսեալuseal ― learned; erudite

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References[edit]

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