-ատ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -ատ (-at).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ատ (-at)

  1. -less, clipped, cut
    պոչատpočʿattailless
    գլխատglxatheadless, with the head cut

Derived terms[edit]



Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably of Proto-Indo-European origin and cognate with Sanskrit -अद्- (-ad-), Avestan 𐬆𐬜 (əδ), Ancient Greek -αδ- (-ad-). Compare Sanskrit दृषद् (dṛṣad, rock), Ancient Greek δειράς (deirás, ridge of a chain of hills), genitive δειράδος (deirádos).

Suffix[edit]

-ատ (-at)

  1. Found in արմատ (armat), հաստատ (hastat) and perhaps աղքատ (ałkʿat), անքատ (ankʿat), փինատ (pʿinat).

Etymology 2[edit]

From the root of հատանեմ (hatanem, to cut), with the loss of h-. Compare the pair փայտահատ (pʿaytahat) : փայտատ (pʿaytat).

Suffix[edit]

-ատ (-at)

  1. -less, clipped, cut
Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-ատ”, 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