ական

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from Old Armenian յ-ական (y-akan), which was wrongly interpreted as an accusative form of nominative *ական (*akan) but which was in fact the locative case of ակն (akn, dug pit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ական (akan)

  1. sap, tunnel (trench concealing an assailant's approach to a fortified place)
  2. (military) mine (bomb put below the earth)
  3. (military) mortar shell

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ական (akan)

  1. genitive singular of ակն (akn)
  2. dative singular of ակն (akn)
  3. locative singular of ակն (akn)