-ային

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -ային (-ayin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ային (-ayin)

  1. Forms adjectives.
    բևեռ (beweṙ, pole)
    բևեռային (beweṙayin, polar)
    արև (arew, sun)
    արևային (arewayin, solar)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • This suffix is very productive.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from the stem vowel -ա(յ) (-a(y)) +‎ -ին (-in).

Suffix[edit]

-ային (-ayin)

  1. Forming adjectives.
    գիշերgišer ― night
    գիշերայինgišerayin ― nocturnal
    օդōd ― air
    օդայինōdayin ― aerial

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References[edit]

  • -ային” 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