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-ա-

See also: ա, w, and Ա

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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Armenian -ա- (-a-).

InterfixEdit

-ա- (-a-)

  1. an agglutinating interfix
    գետ-ա-ձիget-a-jihippopotamus

Derived termsEdit



Middle ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian -ա- (-a-).

InterfixEdit

-ա- (-a-)

  1. an agglutinating interfix
    մգլահոտmglahotsmelling like mould

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Armenian: -ա- (-a-)

Old ArmenianEdit

InterfixEdit

-ա- (-a-)

  1. an agglutinating infix
    ծայր-ա-քաղաքcayr-a-kʿałakʿacropolis

Usage notesEdit

The members of a compound words, as a rule, are linked together by this interfix, unless the second member begins with a vowel.

Derived termsEdit


DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Armenian: -ա- (-a-)
    • Armenian: -ա- (-a-)

ReferencesEdit

  • Godel, Robert (1975) An introduction to the study of classical Armenian, Wiesbaden: Dr. Ludwig Reichert Verlag, page 55