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 գիտելočʿ gitelto be ignorant of, not to know
    քաջ, ճարտար գիտեմ զայնkʿaǰ, čartar gitem zaynI know it thoroughly
    չգիտեմčʿgitemI do not know, I am ignorant of it
    գիտասջի՛րgitasǰírknow!
    չգիտել զի՞նչ առնելčʿgitel zi?nčʿ aṙnelto be at a loss what to do
  2. to learn, to understand
  3. to feel, to recognize
    ոչ գիտէ զամօթočʿ gitē zamōtʿhe 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/զկինgitel zayr/zkinto 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
  • 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