զբօսնում

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Etymology[edit]

A suffixed verb from the root զբօս-(zbōs-) +‎ -ն-(-n-). The root is also spelled զբուս-(zbus-), սբօս-(sbōs-) and սբուս-(sbus-) and is of unknown origin.

Verb[edit]

զբօսնում ‎(zbōsnum)

  1. (intransitive) to divert oneself, to make merry, to relax one's self, to unbend one's mind, to take diversion, to recreate one's self
    զբօսնուլ մտաց յաղօթս‎ ― zbōsnul mtacʿ yałōtʿs ― to be dissipated, to get heedless
  2. (intransitive) to play, to amuse oneself
  3. (intransitive) to refresh oneself

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “զբօսնում”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “զբօս”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935