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 նա‎ ― utē na ― he or she eats
    խնդրեմ զնա‎ ― xndrem zna ― I am looking for him, her or it
    նա է‎ ― na ē ― it 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