փոխեմ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From փոխ (pʿox).

Verb[edit]

փոխեմ (pʿoxem)  (aorist indicative փոխեցի)

  1. (transitive) to change, to convert, to transform, to modify
    փոխել զհանդերձսpʿoxel zhanderjsto change one's clothes
    փոխել զշապիկpʿoxel zšapikto shift one's shirt or shift
    փոխել զբնակութիւնpʿoxel zbnakutʿiwnto shift one's quarters, to remove
    փոխել զկարծիսpʿoxel zkarcisto alter or change one's mind
    փոխել զպատիժ (ամոքել)pʿoxel zpatiž (amokʿel)to commute a punishment
    փոխել զհրամանս/զիրաւունս Տեառնpʿoxel zhramans/zirawuns Teaṙnto transgress God's commandments
  2. (transitive) to remove, to displace, to transfer, to transport
    փոխել զաչս յերկինսpʿoxel začʿs yerkinsto raise the eyes to heaven
    • 5th? century, Movsēs Xorenacʿi, Patmutʿiwn Hayocʿ [History of Armenia] 2.39
      փոխին արքունիքն յԱրմաւիրն անուանեալ բլրոյ
      pʿoxin arkʿunikʿn yArmawirn anuaneal blroy
      • 2006 translation by Robert W. Thompson
        the court was transferred from the hill called Armavir
  3. (transitive) to succeed
  4. (transitive) to translate
    փոխել ի հայ լեզուpʿoxel i hay lezuto translate into Armenian
  5. (of a disease) to infect
  6. (in the mediopassive, intransitive) to change, to be changed or modified; to be transported, to leave, to remove; to go, to pass
    փոխել յաշխարհէ, փոխել յաստեացսpʿoxel yašxarhē, pʿoxel yasteacʿsto depart this life, to cease to live, to die
    փոխել ի կատաղութիւնpʿoxel i katałutʿiwnto break or fall into a fit of rage
    փոխել մտօք իpʿoxel mtōkʿ ito transport oneself in thought to

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References[edit]

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