սկսանիմ

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Etymology[edit]

The root is *սկիս-(*skis-), of unknown origin. +‎ -ան-(-an-).

Verb[edit]

սկսանիմ ‎(sksanim)

  1. to begin, to commence, to initiate, to set about, to enter upon, to start, to make one's outset
    վերստին սկսանել‎ ― verstin sksanel ― to begin again, anew, afresh or over again; to recommence
    տալ սկսանել‎ ― tal sksanel ― to cause to commence
  2. to give the signal for or of, to fall to, to undertake, to propose, to put in train
  3. to be born, begun or commenced

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սկսանիմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “սկսանիմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սկսանիլ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935