այն

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Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • էն ‎(ēn) (dialectal)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian այն ‎(ayn); see below.

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Pronoun[edit]

այն ‎(ayn)

  1. (demonstrative) that, those (far from the listener)
    տու՛ր ինձ այն գիրքը (tur inj ayn girkʿə) — give me that book (which is far from you)
    Այն գիրքն ինձ դուր չի գալիս
    Ayn girkʿn inj dur čʿi galis
    I don't like that book.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the demonstrative particle *այ- ‎(*ay-) +‎ *նո- ‎(*no-). The demonstrative particle is also found in Indo-Iranian: Old Persian [script needed] ‎(aita), Sanskrit [script needed] ‎(eṣá), [script needed] ‎(etá).

Pronoun[edit]

այն ‎(ayn)

  1. (demonstrative) that
    այն է, այն ինքն է, այն իսկ է‎ ― ayn ē, ayn inkʿn ē, ayn isk ē ― (conjunction) that is to say, to wit, namely, i.e, viz or videlicet
    այն ինչ‎ ― ayn inčʿ ― whilst, as long as, so long as: recently, freshly, newly
    այնու զի‎ ― aynu zi ― (conjunction) in as much as, because
    այն ոք‎ ― ayn okʿ ― such, such one
    այնր աղագաւ‎ ― aynr ałagaw ― (conjunction) for that reason, therefore
    յայնմ հետէ‎ ― yaynm hetē ― since then, ever since, since that epoch
    յայնմ վայրի‎ ― yaynm vayri ― there, in that same or very place; then
    ցայս ցայն‎ ― cʿays cʿayn ― both as to this and to that, considering both sides of the case

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “այն”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “այն”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “այն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Abrahamyan, Ašot (1976) Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (in Armenian), 4th edition, Yerevan: Luys
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 107