-ումն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the stem element -ու (-u) + Proto-Indo-European *-men-, *-mn̥ suffix. Compare -մն (-mn).

Suffix[edit]

-ումն (-umn)

  1. forming action nouns
    անկանիմankanim ― to fall
    անկումնankumn ― fall, the action of falling
    շարժեմšaržem ― to move
    շարժումնšaržumn ― movement

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References[edit]

  • -ումն” 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