-եղէն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From -եղ (-eł) + -էն (-ēn). The latter is either from Iranian *-ēn or from -այն (-ayn), with a dialectal sound change.

Suffix[edit]

-եղէն (-ełēn)

  1. made of, consisting of
    հողhołearth, soil
    հողեղէնhołełēnearthen
    ոսկիoskigold
    ոսկեղէնoskełēngolden

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References[edit]

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