-նի

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Two possibilities exist: (1) from Proto-Indo-European *-eiyo- composite suffix, made of *-en(o)- + *-iyo- or its *-niyo- variant with a preceding -i vowel; (2) from the suffix -ուն (-un) +‎ (-i).

Suffix[edit]

-նի (-ni)

  1. found in few adjectives

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • -նի” 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