- (hy-E) [uˈtʰjun], (colloquial, widespread) [uˈtʰʲun]
- Forms numerous abstract and collective nouns; -ity, -ness, -dom, -hood, -y. scArmn — serious scArmn — seriousness scArmn — terrorist scArmn — terrorism scArmn — intellectual scArmn — intelligentsia
- This suffix is very productive.
- The pronunciation [uˈtʰʲun] arose under the influence of Russian, [tʰ] becoming palatalized before a vowel/diphthong. According to Dum-Tragut, it is a typical feature of colloquial Armenian, and is also regarded as highly conventional and as being used in public, journalistic language.