զգաստ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian զգաստ ‎(zgast).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

զգաստ ‎(zgast) ‎(superlative ամենազգաստ)

  1. vigilant, alert, watchful
    զգաստ լինել / զգաստ դառնալ‎ ― zgast linel / zgast daṙnal ― 1) to be or become vigilant; 2) to be careful, to be watchful
    զգաստ կանգնել‎ ― zgast kangnel ― to stand upright
  2. intelligent, thoughtful, attentive
  3. attentive, serious, sober
  4. restrained, modest, humble
  5. upright (standing straight)

Declension[edit]

Interjection[edit]

զգա՛ստ ‎(zgást)

  1. (military) attention!

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

զգամ ‎(zgam, feel, be aware) +‎ -ստ ‎(-st)

Adjective[edit]

զգաստ ‎(zgast)

  1. vigilant, discreet; alert
    զգաստ առնել‎ ― zgast aṙnel ― to warn, to admonish; to apprise of, to give notice
    զգաստ լինել‎ ― zgast linel ― to perceive
  2. sober, moderate
  3. wise, prudent
  4. honest

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “զգաստ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “Haykakankʿ (Armeniaca)”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 671–673