-անք

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -անք (-ankʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-անք (-ankʿ)

  1. forming nouns from verbs
    քծնելkʿcnelto fawn upon
    քծնանքkʿcnankʿservility, cringing
    վիրավորելviravorelto insult
    վիրավորանքviravorankʿan insult

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verbal suffix -ան- (-an-) +‎ (-kʿ). Compare աղքատ-ան-ամ (ałkʿat-an-am) > աղքատանք (ałkʿatankʿ), գտ-ան-եմ (gt-an-em) > գտանք (gtankʿ).

Suffix[edit]

-անք (-ankʿ)

  1. Forming nouns from verbs.
    աղաչեմałačʿemI supplicate, pray
    աղաչանքałačʿankʿsupplication, prayer
    կալումkalumI take, lay hold of
    կալանքkalankʿarrest

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References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-անք”, 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