-ոյ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-es, *-os and partly perhaps from the genitive singular case ending -ոյ ‎(-oy) (see Etymology 2).

Suffix[edit]

-ոյ ‎(-oy)

  1. found in few words
Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-ոյ”, 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

Etymology 2[edit]

From the Proto-Indo-European thematic singular genitive ending *-osyo, taken over from the pronominal declension. Cognate with Sanskrit -अस्य ‎(-asya), Old Persian [script needed] ‎(-ahyā), Homeric Ancient Greek -οιο ‎(-oio), Old Latin -osio, Faliscan -osio and Lepontic [script needed] ‎(-oiso).

Suffix[edit]

-ոյ ‎(-oy)

  1. the genitive singular case ending of o-stem nouns
    գետոյ‎ ― getoy ― genitive singular of գետ ‎(get)
  2. the dative singular case ending of o-stem nouns
    գետոյ‎ ― getoy ― dative singular of գետ ‎(get)
  3. the ablative singular case ending of o-stem nouns
    գետոյ‎ ― getoy ― dative singular of գետ ‎(get)
References[edit]
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2013), “The place of Armenian in the Indo-European language family: the relationship with Greek and Indo-Iranian”, in Journal of Language Relationship[1], issue 10, § 3.2
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[2] (pdf), Zagreb, page 18
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 104