ընտրեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ընտիր (əntir).

Verb[edit]

ընտրեմ (əntrem)  (aorist indicative ընտրեցի)

  1. to elect, to choose; to pick, to sort, to cull
    ընտրել զժամանակն‎ ― əntrel zžamanaknto choose the time, to select the opportunity
    ընտրեցից մեռնել‎ ― əntrecʿicʿ meṙnelI would prefer to die
    անկիւնս անկիւնս ընտրեալ‎ ― ankiwns ankiwns əntrealangular
    ընտրեալ կալաւ‎ ― əntreal kalawhe has chosen
    ընտրեալ‎ ― əntrealselect, elect; virtuous, honest, upright
  2. to discern; to judge; to distinguish, to difference, to know; to decide
    ընտրել զարժանն‎ ― əntrel zaržannto discern what is just
  3. to love, to embrace, to prefer

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ընտրեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy