-ուց

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Armenian[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ուց (-ucʿ)

  1. the singular ablative case ending of u-declension nouns
    մարդուցmarducʿablative singular case of մարդ (mard)
    ձիուցjiucʿablative singular case of ձի (ji)

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the stem vowel -u- + Proto-Indo-European *-sko- suffix, later applied to other stems. See also -ուցք (-ucʿkʿ).

Suffix[edit]

-ուց (-ucʿ)

  1. forming nouns
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References[edit]

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-ուց”, 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 stem vowel -ու- (-u-) + (-cʿ, genitive/dative/ablative case marker).

Suffix[edit]

-ուց (-ucʿ)

  1. the plural genitive case ending of u-stem nouns
    ծովուցcovucʿgenitive plural case of ծով (cov)
    արջուցarǰucʿgenitive plural case of արջ (arǰ)
  2. the plural dative case ending of u-stem nouns
    ծովուցcovucʿdative plural case of ծով (cov)
    արջուցarǰucʿdative plural case of արջ (arǰ)
  3. the plural locative case ending of u-stem nouns
    ծովուցcovucʿabaltive plural case of ծով (cov)
    արջուցarǰucʿabaltive plural case of արջ (arǰ)
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