զգենում

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From զ- ‎(z-) +‎ *գենում ‎(*genum), from Proto-Indo-European *wesnu- ‎(*wes-nu-), from *wes-.

Verb[edit]

զգենում ‎(zgenum)  (aorist indicative զգեցայ)

  1. to clothe, to dress one's self, to put on one's back, to put on, to wear, to put on clothes
    զգենուլ հանդերձ սգոյ‎ ― zgenul handerj sgoy ― to put on mourning
    զգենուլ հանդերձս ուրախութեան‎ ― zgenul handerjs uraxutʿean ― to put on garments of gladness
    մի՛ զգեցցի այր զգեստ կանացի‎ ― mí zgecʿcʿi ayr zgest kanacʿi ― man shall not put on the garments of woman
    բարւոք զգենու‎ ― barwokʿ zgenu ― he dresses well, with taste
    մարմին զգենուլ‎ ― marmin zgenul ― to incarnate, to take on himself human nature
    զգենուլ զարդարութիւն‎ ― zgenul zardarutʿiwn ― to clothe one's self with justice; to do good works
    փառս եւ պատիւ զգենուլ‎ ― pʿaṙs ew patiw zgenul ― to clothe one's self with glory and honour
    զօրութիւն զգենուլ‎ ― zōrutʿiwn zgenul ― to clothe one's self with strength, to gather strength
    զգենուլ զպատկեր ուրուք‎ ― zgenul zpatker urukʿ ― to assume the appearance of another person, to resemble

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “զգենում”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “զգենում”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “զգենում”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 24
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 274