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ArmenianEdit

NounEdit

վաղակատար դերբայ (vałakatar derbay)

  1. (grammar) perfective converb

Usage notesEdit

The perfective converb in Armenian denotes a perfection, a finality of an action. Together with an auxiliary verb it forms the present perfect and pluperfect tenses of the indicative mood.

  • Infinitive: գնալ (gnal)to go
  • Perfective converb: գնացել (gnac’el) — gone
    • Present perfect: գնացել եմ (gnac’el em) — I have gone
    • Present perfect: գնացել էի (gnac’el ēi) — I had gone