եղանիմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From եղ() +‎ -ան-(-an-). The verb is suppletive: part of the conjugation is filled by forms of լինիմ(linim).

Verb[edit]

եղանիմ ‎(ełanim)  (aorist indicative եղէ or եղայ)

  1. to be, to become, to be created; to happen
    եղանել ուրեք‎ ― ełanel urekʿ ― to sojourn
    եղանել ընդ կնոջ‎ ― ełanel ənd knoǰ ― to know a woman
    եղիցի՛ լոյս եւ եղեւ լոյս‎ ― ełicʿí loys ew ełew loys ― let there be light! and there was light
    եղիցի՛/եղիցի՛ եղիցի՛‎ ― ełicʿí/ełicʿí ełicʿí ― amen, so be it, be it so
    մի՛ եղիցի‎ ― mí ełicʿi ― God forbid!
    եղիցի թէ‎ ― ełicʿi tʿē ― suppose, supposing that, that being supposed

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References[edit]

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