գիտեմ

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From Old Armenian գիտեմ ‎(gitem).

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գիտեմ ‎(gitem)

  1. I know
    Գիտե՞իր որ Արտյոմը հասկանում է հայերեն։‎ ― Gite?ir or Artyomə haskanum ē hayeren. ― Did you know Artyom understands Armenian?

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Etymology[edit]

From the root *գէտ- ‎(*gēt-, to know), from Proto-Indo-European *wóyde.

Verb[edit]

գիտեմ ‎(gitem)

  1. to know, to perceive
    ոչ գիտել‎ ― očʿ gitel ― to be ignorant of, not to know
    քաջ, ճարտար գիտեմ զայն‎ ― kʿaǰ, čartar gitem zayn ― I know it thoroughly
    չգիտեմ‎ ― čʿgitem ― I do not know, I am ignorant of it
    գիտասջի՛ր‎ ― gitasǰír ― know!
    չգիտել զի՞նչ առնել‎ ― čʿgitel zi?nčʿ aṙnel ― to be at a loss what to do
  2. to learn, to understand
  3. to feel, to recognize
    ոչ գիտէ զամօթ‎ ― očʿ gitē zamōtʿ ― he has no shame
  4. to be able
  5. to consider, to observe, to note
  6. to believe
  7. (figuratively) to know, to have a carnal connection with, to copulate
    գիտել զայր/զկին‎ ― gitel zayr/zkin ― to lie with a man or woman

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գիտեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “գիտեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գէտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 211
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 51