-ուց

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Armenian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ուց (-ucʿ)

  1. the singular ablative case ending of u-declension nouns
    մարդուցmarducʿ ― ablative singular case of մարդ (mard)
    ձիուցjiucʿ ― ablative singular case of ձի (ji)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the stem vowel -u- + Proto-Indo-European *-sko- suffix, later applied to other stems. See also -ուցք (-ucʿkʿ).

Suffix[edit]

-ուց (-ucʿ)

  1. forming nouns
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • -ուց” 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 stem vowel -ու- (-u-) + (-cʿ, genitive/dative/ablative case marker).

Suffix[edit]

-ուց (-ucʿ)

  1. the plural genitive case ending of u-stem nouns
    ծովուցcovucʿ ― genitive plural case of ծով (cov)
    արջուցarǰucʿ ― genitive plural case of արջ (arǰ)
  2. the plural dative case ending of u-stem nouns
    ծովուցcovucʿ ― dative plural case of ծով (cov)
    արջուցarǰucʿ ― dative plural case of արջ (arǰ)
  3. the plural locative case ending of u-stem nouns
    ծովուցcovucʿ ― abaltive plural case of ծով (cov)
    արջուցarǰucʿ ― abaltive plural case of արջ (arǰ)
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