-ցի

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Armenian[edit]

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From Old Armenian -ցի(-cʿi).

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-ցի (-cʿi)

  1. Denoting persons originating from a certain place.
    եվրոպացի‎ ― evropacʿiEuropean
    ֆրանսիացի‎ ― fransiacʿiFrenchman
    արտասահմանցի‎ ― artasahmancʿiforeigner

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Old Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *-skiyo-, composed of the suffixes *-sko- and *-iyo-.

Suffix[edit]

-ցի (-cʿi)

  1. Forming adjectives.
    խելք‎ ― xelkʿbrains
    խելացի‎ ― xelacʿiintelligent
  2. Denoting persons originating from a certain place.
    Քանան‎ ― KʿananCanaan
    քանանացի‎ ― kʿananacʿiCanaanite
    Հռովմ‎ ― HṙovmRome
    հռովմայեցի‎ ― hṙovmayecʿiRoman
    Փարպի‎ ― PʿarpiParpi (a village in Armenia)
    փարպեցի‎ ― pʿarpecʿisomeone from Parpi
  3. Forming adverbs.
    մուրց‎ ― murcʿfist
    մուրցացի‎ ― murcʿacʿiwith the fists
    աք‎ ― akʿleg
    աքացի‎ ― akʿacʿiwith legs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Armenian: -ցի(-cʿi)

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