-ենի

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Armenian -ենի (-eni).

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ենի (-eni)

  1. forming names of trees and shrubs
    ծիրանենիciraneniapricot tree
    տանձենիtanjenipear tree
  2. forming names of furs
    կղբենիkłbenibeaver fur

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Middle Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -ենի (-eni).

Suffix[edit]

-ենի (-eni)

  1. forming names of trees and shrubs

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from -եան (-ean) +‎ (-i). The tree-name forming suffix may be of Urartian origin.

Suffix[edit]

-ենի (-eni)

  1. forming adjectives
    հայրhayrfather
    հայրենիhayrenipaternal
  2. forming names of trees and shrubs
    լաստենիlastenialder tree
    ձիթենիjitʿeniolive tree
  3. forming names of furs
    աղուէսałuēsfox
    աղուեսենիałuesenifox fur

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References[edit]

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