-ունք

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See also: ունք

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abstracted away from the plural ending of n-type nouns: թոռն (tʿoṙn) - թոռունք (tʿoṙunkʿ), հարսն (harsn) - հարսունք (harsunkʿ), ողն (ołn) - ողունք (ołunkʿ) from Proto-Indo-European *-on-es. See also -ինք (-inkʿ).

Suffix[edit]

-ունք (-unkʿ)

  1. forming collective nouns
  2. forming abstract nouns

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • -ունք” 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