ննջեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

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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 արտաքոյnnǰel artakʿoyto lie abroad, out of doors
    ննջել բացօթեայ, ընդ աստեղօքnnǰel bacʿōtʿeay, ənd astełōkʿto sleep in the open air, to lie under the canopy of heaven
    ննջել աչօք բացօքnnǰel ačʿōkʿ bacʿōkʿto sleep like a hare (with open eyes)
    ննջել ի Տէրnnǰel i Tērto go to sleep in Jesus, to rest in God
  2. to have sex
    ննջել ընդ կնոջnnǰel ənd knoǰto lie with a woman
  3. to repose, to rest
  4. (figuratively) to die, to expire, to depart this life
    ննջել ի հող մահուnnǰel i hoł mahuto sleep the sleep that knows no waking
    ննջել ընդ հարս իւրnnǰel ənd hars iwrto sleep with one's fathers
    ննջեցեալnnǰecʿealsleeping; dead in God, deceased, defunct
    աղօթք վասն ննջեցելոցałōtʿkʿ vasn nnǰecʿelocʿprayer for the dead
    պաշտօն ննջեցելոցpaštōn nnǰecʿelocʿrequiem, 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