-յա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -եայ ‎(-eay).

Suffix[edit]

-յա (-ya)

  1. forms adjectives with the meaning of “made or consisting of”; -en
    ոսկի ‎(oski) — gold
    ոսկյա ‎(oskya) — golden
    երկաթ ‎(erkatʿ) — iron
    երկաթյա ‎(erkatʿya) — made of iron
    հինգ ամfive years
    հնգամյա ‎(hngamya) — five-year, containing five years

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