-ունի

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From -ուն (-un) +‎ (-i).

Suffix[edit]

-ունի (-uni)

  1. forming adjectives
    արքունիarkʿuni — royal
    ծերունիceruni — aged, old
    խնամունիxnamuni — kindred
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably of Urartian origin.

Suffix[edit]

-ունի (-uni)

  1. denoting a member of a specified dynasty or family
    ԱրշակAršak — Arsaces
    ԱրշակունիAršakuni — Arsacid
    ԲագրատBagrat — Bagrat
    ԲագրատունիBagratuni — Bagratid
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References[edit]

  • -ունի” 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