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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian ներքին (nerkʿin).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ներքին (nerkʿin) (superlative ամենաներքին)

  1. inside, interior, inner, internal
    ներքին դուռnerkʿin duṙinner door
    ներքին օրգանnerkʿin ōrganinner organ
  2. lower; bottom

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Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ներ (ner) + (-kʿ) +‎ -ին (-in). The (-kʿ) is probably of the same origin as -աք (-akʿ).

AdjectiveEdit

ներքին (nerkʿin)

  1. interior, internal, inner
    ներքին անկիւնnerkʿin ankiwninternal angle
  2. intimate, cordial
  3. lower; bottom
  4. underground, subterranean

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “ներքին”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “ներքին”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ներ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press