-այն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to J̌ahukyan, from the Proto-Indo-European *-iHnos suffix, added to words ending in *-ā/ə.

On the other hand, Olsen ultimately derives from Proto-Indo-European *ten-; see there for more.

Suffix[edit]

-այն ‎(-ayn)

  1. A suffix found in some adverbs and nouns

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-այն”, 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
  • Olsen, Birgit Anette (1999) The noun in Biblical Armenian: origin and word-formation: with special emphasis on the Indo-European heritage (Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs; 119), Berlin, New York: Mouton de Gruyter, pages 281–282