պակնում

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

The root is պակ- (pak-) +‎ -ն- (-n-) and is the same with the root պախ- (pax-) of պախիմ (paxim).

Verb[edit]

պակնում (paknum)  (aorist indicative պակեայ)

  1. (intransitive) to be frightened, appalled, terrified, dismayed, palsied or stupefied with fear, to be struck with terror; to feel giddy, dizzy or stupefied with fear
  2. (intransitive) to shudder, to tremble
  3. (intransitive) to be amazed, surprised, petrified with astonishment

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “պակնում”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “պակնում”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “պակ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press