-ունք

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See also: ունք

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abstracted away from the plural ending of n-type nouns: թոռն (tʿoṙn) - թոռունք (tʿoṙunkʿ), հարսն (harsn) - հարսունք (harsunkʿ), ողն (ołn) - ողունք (ołunkʿ) from Proto-Indo-European *-on-es. See also -ինք (-inkʿ).

Suffix[edit]

-ունք (-unkʿ)

  1. forming collective nouns
  2. forming abstract nouns

Derived terms[edit]


References[edit]

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