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 oneself, to unbend one's mind, to take diversion, to recreate oneself
    զբօսնուլ մտաց յաղօթսzbōsnul mtacʿ yałōtʿsto 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