զբաղեմ

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Etymology[edit]

From զ- ‎(z-) +‎ բաղ- ‎(bał-).

Verb[edit]

զբաղեմ ‎(zbałem)  (aorist indicative զբաղեցի)

  1. (transitive) to occupy, to amuse; to distract, to busy
  2. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to be occupied or busy, employed in doing something; to be distracted or agitated
  3. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to intrigue, to be embarrassed, to meddle

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “զբաղեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “զբաղեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “զբաղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935