-արան

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Armenian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-արան (-aran)

  1. Forms nouns with the meaning of place, -ery, -arium.
    առողջ ‎(aṙołǰ) (aṙoġǰ) — healthy
    առողջարան ‎(aṙołǰaran) (aṙoġǰaran) — sanatorium
    բառ ‎(baṙ) (baṙ) — word
    բառարան ‎(baṙaran) (baṙaran) — dictionary

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian *-a-δan(a)-, from the stem element *-a- + *dana- ‎(place).

Suffix[edit]

-արան ‎(-aran)

  1. forming nouns of places or containers; -ery, -arium
    գործ‎ ― gorc ― work
    գործարան‎ ― gorcaran ― manufactory
    դատ‎ ― dat ― trial, judicial proceedings
    դատարան‎ ― dataran ― court of justice

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References[edit]

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