-ումն

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the stem element -ու ‎(-u) + Proto-Indo-European *-men-, *-mn̥ suffix. Compare -մն ‎(-mn).

Suffix[edit]

-ումն ‎(-umn)

  1. forming action nouns
    անկանիմ‎ ― ankanim ― to fall
    անկումն‎ ― ankumn ― fall, the action of falling
    շարժեմ‎ ― šaržem ― to move
    շարժումն‎ ― šaržumn ― movement

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References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-ումն”, 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