գտանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root *գիտ- ‎(*git-), from Proto-Indo-European *weyd-, +‎ -ան- ‎(-an-). See also եգիտ ‎(egit).

Verb[edit]

գտանեմ ‎(gtanem)  (aorist indicative գտի)

  1. (transitive) to find, to invent, to discover, to find out
  2. (transitive) to gain, to have
    գտանել շնորհս առաջի ուրուք‎ ― gtanel šnorhs aṙaǰi urukʿ ― to gain or acquire the heart, friendship, goodwill of some one; to regain the favour of some one
  3. (transitive) to meet
  4. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to find oneself; to appear, to show oneself
    գտանիմ հաւատարիմ‎ ― gtanim hawatarim ― to be faithful

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գտանեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy