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սրբեմ

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

A denominative verb from սուրբ (surb).

VerbEdit

սրբեմ (srbem)

  1. to purify, to clean, to wipe off, to wipe dry, to spunge up; to absterge, to cleanse, to deterge
    սրբել զմօրուսsrbel zmōrusto shave the beard
    սրբել զեղնգունսsrbel zełngunsto pare the nails
    սրբել զուռսsrbel zuṙsto prune, to lop
    հրով սրբելhrov srbelto refine by fire
    սրբել զցորեանsrbel zcʿoreanto winnow
  2. (figuratively) to expiate
  3. (ecclesiastical) to sanctify, to consecrate
  4. to offer, to dedicate (to God or a temple)

ConjugationEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “սրբեմ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “սրբեմ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “սուրբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 58
  • Łazarean, Ṙ. S. (2000), “սրբեմ”, in Tʿosunean G. B., editor, Grabari baṙaran [Dictionary of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: University Press