նա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նա (na); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

նա (na)

  1. (personal) he, she
  2. (demonstrative) that

Declension[edit]

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • նայ (nay)
  • նէ () (invented by the Hellenophile school as “she”)

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *նո- (*no-).

Pronoun[edit]

նա (na)

  1. (personal) he, she
    ուտէ նաutē na ― he or she eats
    խնդրեմ զնաxndrem zna ― I am looking for him, her or it
    նա էna ē ― it is he or she
  2. (demonstrative) that, it (not near the 1st or 2nd person)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: նա (na)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • նա in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նա in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • նա in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University