-იან-

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Georgian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-იან- ‎(-ian-)

  1. Derives adjectives from nouns; An adjective derived by this suffix implies a thorough and certain possession of the quality of that noun, -ful, -y.
    თოფი ‎(topi, gun)
    თოფიანი ‎(topiani, gunned)
    ღრუბელი ‎(ɣrubeli, cloud)
    ღრუბლიანი ‎(ɣrubliani, cloudy)
  2. Denotes adherence to one's teaching, doctrine

Usage notes[edit]

  • Suffixed to a stem of a word.

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