-ային

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -ային(-ayin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ային ‎(-ayin)

  1. Forms adjectives.
    բևեռ(beweṙ, pole)
    բևեռային(beweṙayin, polar)
    արև(arew, sun)
    արևային(arewayin, solar)

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Usage notes[edit]

  • This suffix is very productive.

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from the stem vowel -ա(յ)(-a(y)) +‎ -ին(-in).

Suffix[edit]

-ային ‎(-ayin)

  1. Forming adjectives.
    գիշեր‎ ― gišer ― night
    գիշերային‎ ― gišerayin ― nocturnal
    օդ‎ ― ōd ― air
    օդային‎ ― ōdayin ― aerial

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References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-ային”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48