-ին

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

According to J̌ahukyan, from the Proto-Indo-European *-eno- suffix and partly perhaps from the *-ino- suffix, variants of *-no-.

Suffix[edit]

-ին ‎(-in)

  1. forming adjectives with the meaning of location
    ստորին‎ ― storin ― lower
    առաջին‎ ― aṙaǰin ― first
    արտաքին‎ ― artakʿin ― external
  2. forming adjectives
    լռին‎ ― lṙin ― taciturn, silent
    ջերին‎ ― ǰerin ― warm
  3. forming adverbs
    ինքնին‎ ― inkʿnin ― by himself/herself/itself
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Etymology 2[edit]

According to J̌ahukyan, an Urartian origin can be supposed.

Suffix[edit]

-ին ‎(-in)

  1. forming adjectives
    դիւրին‎ ― diwrin ― easy
    խրթին‎ ― xrtʿin ― obscure, dark
    խորին‎ ― xorin ― deep
    մթին‎ ― mtʿin ― dark
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