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See also: ց, Ց, ց-, ɡ, -ց-, գ, and Յ

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The origin is unknown. Perhaps from the Proto-Indo-European possessive suffix *-sḱo- (or *-sko-), which may have been first incorporated in the genitive plural form, and thence spread to the other cases. Compare Proto-Indo-European *-iskos.

Suffix[edit]

(-cʿ)

  1. plural genitive case marker
  2. plural dative case marker
  3. plural ablative case marker

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Fortson, Benjamin W. (2010) Indo-European Language and Culture: An Introduction, second edition, Oxford: Blackwell, page 389
  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 106
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009) A Grammatical Sketch of Classical Armenian[1] (pdf), Zagreb, page 19