-ից

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Armenian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ից ‎(-icʿ)

  1. the singular and plural ablative case ending of nouns of almost all declension types
    Հայաստանից‎ ― Hayastanicʿ ― ablative singular case of Հայաստան ‎(Hayastan)
    քաղաքից‎ ― kʿałakʿicʿ ― ablative singular case of քաղաք ‎(kʿałakʿ)
    քաղաքներից‎ ― kʿałakʿnericʿ ― ablative plural case of քաղաք ‎(kʿałakʿ)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dum-Tragut, Jasmine (2009) Armenian: Modern Eastern Armenian (London Oriental and African Language Library; 14), Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, page 68

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the stem vowel -ի- ‎(-i-) + ‎(-cʿ, genitive/dative/ablative case marker).

Suffix[edit]

-ից ‎(-icʿ)

  1. the plural genitive case ending of i-stem nouns
    բանից‎ ― banicʿ ― genitive plural case of բան ‎(ban)
    դեղձից‎ ― dełjicʿ ― genitive plural case of դեղձ ‎(dełj)
  2. the plural dative case ending of i-stem nouns
    օրիորդաց‎ ― ōriordacʿ ― dative plural case of բան ‎(ban)
    դեղձից‎ ― dełjicʿ ― dative plural case of դեղձ ‎(dełj)
  3. the plural locative case ending of i-stem nouns
    օրիորդաց‎ ― ōriordacʿ ― abaltive plural case of բան ‎(ban)
    դեղձից‎ ― dełjicʿ ― abaltive plural case of դեղձ ‎(dełj)

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