-եղէն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -եղ (-eł) + -էն (-ēn); the latter is either from Iranian *-ēn or from -այն (-ayn), with a dialectal sound change.

Suffix[edit]

-եղէն (-ełēn)

  1. made of, consisting of
    հողhoł ― earth, soil
    հողեղէնhołełēn ― earthen
    ոսկիoski ― gold
    ոսկեղէնoskełēn ― golden

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References[edit]

  • -եղէն” 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