գտանեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

գտանեմ (gtanem)

  1. (transitive) to find, to invent, to discover, to find out
  2. (transitive) to gain, to have
    գտանել շնորհս առաջի ուրուքgtanel šnorhs aṙaǰi urukʿto 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 հաւատարիմgtanim hawatarimto be faithful

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գիւտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “գտանեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy