նա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian նա (na); see below.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

նա (na)

  1. (personal) he, she
  2. (demonstrative) that

Declension[edit]

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Old Armenian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • նայ (nay)
  • նէ () (invented by the Hellenophile school as “she”)

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *նո- (*no-).

Pronoun[edit]

նա (na)

  1. (personal) he, she
    ուտէ նաutē nahe or she eats
    խնդրեմ զնաxndrem znaI am looking for him, her or it
    նա էna ēit is he or she
  2. (demonstrative) that, it (not near the 1st or 2nd person)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: նա (na)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “նա”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “նա”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “նա”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935