զգածիմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From զ- ‎(z-) +‎ the root գած- ‎(gac-) of unknown origin, found also in առիգած ‎(aṙigac, apron).

Verb[edit]

զգածիմ ‎(zgacim)

  1. (intransitive) to clothe or to dress oneself
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) too be affected with some feeling; to fly into a passion

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Usage notes[edit]

Often confused with զգամ ‎(zgam, I feel) by later scribes, which gave rise to such misspellings as անզգած ‎(anzgac, unfeeling) (read անզգաց ‎(anzgacʿ)) and իրազգած ‎(irazgac) (read իրազգաց ‎(irazgacʿ)).

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References[edit]

  • զգածիմ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • զգածիմ in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • զգածիլ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]