-նի

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See also: նի-

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Two possibilities exist: (1) from Proto-Indo-European *-eiyo- composite suffix, made of *-en(o)- + *-iyo- or its *-niyo- variant with a preceding -i vowel; (2) from the suffix -ուն (-un) +‎ (-i).

Suffix[edit]

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  1. found in few adjectives

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-նի”, 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