ունակ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian ունակ (unak); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ունակ (unak)

  1. able, capable
    նա ունակ չէ դա անելna unak čʿē da anel ― he is not capable of doing that

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ունիմ (unim) +‎ -ակ (-ak). As a suffix perhaps contaminated with Middle Iranian adjective-forming suffix *-nāk.

Adjective[edit]

ունակ (unak

  1. having, containing
  2. (as a suffix) forming adjectives, e.g. բնակունակ (bnakunak), լուսունակ (lusunak)

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Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ունակ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • ունակ 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
  • -ունակ” in Geworg J̌ahukyan (1998), Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes]. In Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer [Questions of Comparative Grammar of the Armenian Language], Yerevan: Anania Shirakatsi