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-գին

See also: գին

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ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian -գին (-gin).

SuffixEdit

-գին (-gin)

  1. forming adjectives and adverbs

Derived termsEdit



Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Iranian *-agēn, ultimately from Proto-Iranian *-ak-ayna-. Spread via Iranian loans, such as ուժգին (užgin).

SuffixEdit

-գին (-gin)

  1. forming adjectives and adverbs

Derived termsEdit


ReferencesEdit

  • J̌ahukyan, Geworg (1998), “-(ա)գին”, in Hin hayereni verǰacancʿneri cagumə [The Origin of Old Armenian Suffixes] (Hayocʿ lezvi hamematakan kʿerakanutʿyan harcʿer; 2) (in Armenian), Yerevan: Anania Širakacʿi, pages 5–48