The Alternative Armenian Dictionary: բոշայերեն

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բոշայերեն 〈bošayeren〉 {{wikipedia}} etymology From բոշա 〈boša〉 + երեն 〈eren〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [boʃɑjɛˈɾɛn]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (sometimes, offensive) Lomavren, the language of Bosha (the )
This term derives from the problematic exonym բոշա 〈boša〉 and may be offensive to the Lom.'''2002''', in ''Anthropology & archeology of Eurasia: Volumes 41-42'', pages 20–24 The people's own name for their language is լոմավրեն 〈lomavren〉. See the usage note about "բոշա 〈boša〉". Synonyms: լոմավրեն 〈lomavren〉, գնչուերեն 〈gnčʻueren〉

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