մեղանչեմ

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Etymology[edit]

Suffixed from մեղ (meł) +‎ -նչ- (-nčʿ-).

Verb[edit]

մեղանչեմ (mełančʿem)  (aorist indicative մեղայ)

  1. (intransitive) to sin, to commit crime or fault, to transgress, to do amiss, to offend, to fail in duty, to err
    մահուչափ մեղանչելmahučʿapʿ mełančʿelto sin mortally
    ծանունս մեղանչելcanuns mełančʿelto sin grievously
    թեթեւս մեղանչելtʿetʿews mełančʿelto sin lightly or venially
    զի՞ մեղայzi? mełaywhat have I done?
  2. (transitive) to mistake, to wrong, to injure, to aggrieve, to do injury or harm, to harm, to be hurtful, to hurt, to be prejudicial or injurious to

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “մեղանչեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “մեղանչեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys