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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ապ- (ap-).

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ապ- (ap-)

  1. a privative prefix; -less, in-, un-
    ապ- (ap-) + ‎օրենք (ōrenkʿ, law) → ‎ապօրինի (apōrini, illegal)
  2. forming the opposites of adjectives; un-
    ապ- (ap-) + ‎երջանիկ (erǰanik, happy) → ‎ապերջանիկ (aperǰanik, unhappy)
  3. appended to verbs to denote reversal, cancellation; un-, dis-, de-
    ապա- (apa-) + ‎կենտրոնանալ (kentronanal, to concentrate) → ‎ապակենտրոնանալ (apakentronanal, to deconcentrate)

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Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Iranian origin. Compare Middle Persian ʾp̄y- (abē-) and modern Persian بی(bē-), both negative prefixes.

PrefixEdit

ապ- (ap-)

  1. without, -less
    հարկharktax
    ապահարկapaharkexempt from taxes
  2. appended to verbs to denote reversal, cancellation; un-, dis-, de-
    գովելgovelto praise
    ապագովելapagovelto dispraise

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Category Old Armenian words prefixed with ապ- not found

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