-յա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -եայ (-eay).

Suffix[edit]

-յա (-ya)

  1. forms adjectives with the meaning of “made or consisting of”; -en
    ոսկի (oski) — gold
    ոսկյա (oskya) — golden
    երկաթ (erkatʿ) — iron
    երկաթյա (erkatʿya) — made of iron
    հինգ ամfive years
    հնգամյա (hngamya) — five-year, containing five years

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