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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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?] (aita), Sanskrit [script?] (eṣá), [script?] (etá).

Pronoun[edit]

այն (ayn)

  1. (demonstrative) that
    այն է, այն ինքն է, այն իսկ էayn ē, ayn inkʿn ē, ayn isk ē — (conjunction) that is to say, to wit, namely, i.e, viz or videlicet
    այն ինչayn inčʿ — whilst, as long as, so long as: recently, freshly, newly
    այնու զիaynu zi — (conjunction) in as much as, because
    այն ոքayn okʿ — such, such one
    այնր աղագաւaynr ałagaw — (conjunction) for that reason, therefore
    յայնմ հետէyaynm hetē — since then, ever since, since that epoch
    յայնմ վայրիyaynm vayri — there, in that same or very place; then
    ցայս ցայնcʿays cʿayn — both as to this and to that, considering both sides of the case

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References[edit]

  • այն in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • այն in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • այն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Ašot Abrahamyan (1976), Grabari jeṙnark [A Handbook of Old Armenian] (fourth edition), Yerevan: Luys
  • Robert Godel (1975), An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 107