-ովք

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Formed in Armenian as -ով (-ov) +‎ (-kʿ). Alternatively, inherited from Proto-Indo-European instrumental plural ending of athematic stems *-bʰis and cognate with Sanskrit -भिस् (-bhis), Old Irish dative plural -ib.

Suffix[edit]

-ովք (-ovkʿ)

  1. the plural instrumental case ending of o-stem nouns
    գայլովքgaylovkʿinstrumental plural of գայլ (gayl)

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 104
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 19