իք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ի- (i-). (-kʿ) may reflect some enclitic suffix; compare ոք (okʿ), which was used for animate objects.

Pronoun[edit]

իք (ikʿ)

  1. (indefinite) some, a, an, certain (of inanimate objects)
    իրիք իրիք, իւիք իւիքirikʿ irikʿ, iwikʿ iwikʿdifferent, several, many
    իւիք իւիքiwikʿ iwikʿin something, somehow; by which, whereby
    ի՞մ իմիքi?m imikʿto what end? to what purpose?

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

իք (ikʿ)

  1. is, there is
    իք սպիտակ մարդikʿ spitak mardthere is a white man
    ոչ իք ճշմարիտočʿ ikʿ čšmaritit is not true

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

իք (ikʿ)

  1. what is, what there is

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “իք”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “իք”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “իք”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • 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 108