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EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian -ցի (-cʿi).

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-ցի (-cʿi)

  1. Denoting persons originating from a certain place.
    եվրոպացիevropacʿiEuropean
    ֆրանսիացիfransiacʿiFrenchman
    արտասահմանցիartasahmancʿiforeigner

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Old ArmenianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *-skiyo-, composed of the suffixes *-sko- and *-iyo-.

SuffixEdit

-ցի (-cʿi)

  1. Forming adjectives.
    խելքxelkʿbrains
    խելացիxelacʿiintelligent
  2. Denoting persons originating from a certain place.
    ՔանանKʿananCanaan
    քանանացիkʿananacʿiCanaanite
    ՀռովմHṙovmRome
    հռովմայեցիhṙovmayecʿiRoman
    ՓարպիPʿarpiParpi (a village in Armenia)
    փարպեցիpʿarpecʿisomeone from Parpi
  3. Forming adverbs.
    մուրցmurcʿfist
    մուրցացիmurcʿacʿiwith the fists
    աքakʿleg
    աքացիakʿacʿiwith legs

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