-ոյ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-es, *-os and partly perhaps from the genitive singular case ending -ոյ (-oy) (see Etymology 2).

Suffix[edit]

-ոյ (-oy)

  1. found in few words
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • -ոյ” 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

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Proto-Indo-European thematic singular genitive ending *-osyo, taken over from the pronominal declension. Cognate with Sanskrit [script needed] (-asya), Old Persian [script needed] (-ahyā), Homeric Ancient Greek -οιο (-oio), Old Latin -osio, Faliscan -osio and Lepontic [script needed] (-oiso).

Suffix[edit]

-ոյ (-oy)

  1. the genitive singular case ending of o-stem nouns
    գետոյgetoy ― genitive singular of գետ (get)
  2. the dative singular case ending of o-stem nouns
    գետոյgetoy ― dative singular of գետ (get)
  3. the ablative singular case ending of o-stem nouns
    գետոյgetoy ― dative singular of գետ (get)
References[edit]