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) to be affected with some feeling; to fly into a passion

Usage notes[edit]

Often confused with զգամ (zgam, to 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]

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