-ով

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See also: ով

Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian -ով(-ov).

Suffix[edit]

-ով ‎(-ov)

  1. the singular and plural instrumental case ending of nouns of all declension types
    Հայաստանով‎ ― Hayastanov ― instrumental singular case of Հայաստան(Hayastan)
    քաղաքով‎ ― kʿałakʿov ― instrumental singular case of քաղաք(kʿałakʿ)
    քաղաքներով‎ ― kʿałakʿnerov ― instrumental plural case of քաղաք(kʿałakʿ)

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 -ո-(-o-) + (-v, instrumental case marker).

Suffix[edit]

-ով ‎(-ov)

  1. the singular instrumental case ending of o-stem nouns
    մարդով‎ ― mardov ― instrumental singular of մարդ(mard)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: -ով(-ov)