ննջեմ

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Etymology[edit]

From նինջ ‎(ninǰ).

Verb[edit]

ննջեմ ‎(nnǰem)  (aorist indicative ննջեցի)

  1. to sleep, to slumber, to lie down, to go to bed
    ննջել արտաքոյ‎ ― nnǰel artakʿoy ― to lie abroad, out of doors
    ննջել բացօթեայ, ընդ աստեղօք‎ ― nnǰel bacʿōtʿeay, ənd astełōkʿ ― to sleep in the open air, to lie under the canopy of heaven
    ննջել աչօք բացօք‎ ― nnǰel ačʿōkʿ bacʿōkʿ ― to sleep like a hare (with open eyes)
    ննջել ի Տէր‎ ― nnǰel i Tēr ― to go to sleep in Jesus, to rest in God
  2. to have sex
    ննջել ընդ կնոջ‎ ― nnǰel ənd knoǰ ― to lie with a woman
  3. to repose, to rest
  4. (figuratively) to die, to expire, to depart this life
    ննջել ի հող մահու‎ ― nnǰel i hoł mahu ― to sleep the sleep that knows no waking
    ննջել ընդ հարս իւր‎ ― nnǰel ənd hars iwr ― to sleep with one's fathers
    ննջեցեալ‎ ― nnǰecʿeal ― sleeping; dead in God, deceased, defunct
    աղօթք վասն ննջեցելոց‎ ― ałōtʿkʿ vasn nnǰecʿelocʿ ― prayer for the dead
    պաշտօն ննջեցելոց‎ ― paštōn nnǰecʿelocʿ ― requiem, obsequies

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References[edit]

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