-արան

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Armenian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-արան (-aran)

  1. Forms nouns with the meaning of place, -ery, -arium.
    առողջ (aṙołǰ) (aṙoġǰ) — healthy
    առողջարան (aṙołǰaran) (aṙoġǰaran) — sanatorium
    բառ (baṙ) (baṙ) — word
    բառարան (baṙaran) (baṙaran) — dictionary

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *-a-δan(a)-, from the stem element *-a- + *dana- (place).

Suffix[edit]

-արան (-aran)

  1. forming nouns of places or containers; -ery, -arium
    գործgorc ― work
    գործարանgorcaran ― manufactory
    դատdat ― trial, judicial proceedings
    դատարանdataran ― court of justice

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References[edit]

  • -արան” 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