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գնել 〈gnel〉 etymology From xcl , infinitive of գնեմ 〈gnem〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɡəˈnɛl]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (transitive, somewhat formal) to buy, to purchase exampleապրանք գնել to buy a product exampleգնված ապրանքը ետ չի ընդունվում a bought product cannot be returned
Synonyms: (informal) առնել 〈aṙnel〉
գնչու 〈gnčʻu〉 etymology From xcl գնչու 〈gnčʻu〉; see it for more. For a sense development compare Russian немец 〈nemec〉 and немой 〈nemoj〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɡənˈtʃʰu]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (formal, offensive) a member of the Romani people
This term is an exonym which "came into regular use in the nineteenth century, when the first research about Armenian Gypsies appeared. However, it never entered broad usage in Armenia", it carries negative connotations, and its use is offensive to members of the Lom people.'''2002''', in ''Anthropology & archeology of Eurasia: Volumes 41-42'', page 20: "{{...}} with the alloethnonym "Gnchu," on the contrary, we are dealing with the negative. {{...}} The word "Gnchu" as an ethnonym to designate all Gypsies came into regular use in the nineteenth century, when the first research about Armenian Gypsies appeared. However, it never entered broad usage in Armenia and is not used as a name for "Armenian Gypsies." This term is no more acceptable to the Armenian Gypsies than the term "Bosha," and its widespread usage would offend them, inasmuch as it would draw a dividing line between them and the Armenians once and for all." Synonyms: ցիգան 〈cʻigan〉 (colloquial)
գնչուերեն 〈gnčʻueren〉 Alternative forms: գնչուերէն 〈gnčʻuerēn〉 {{hy-TAO}} etymology From գնչու 〈gnčʻu〉 + երեն 〈eren〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɡənt͡ʃʰuɛˈɾɛn]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (sometimes, offensive) Romani language
This term derives from the problematic exonym գնչու 〈gnčʻu〉 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 գնչու 〈gnčʻu〉.
գրիպ 〈grip〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɡɾip]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (disease) influenza, grippe, flu
  2. (colloquial) common cold
գրչատուփ 〈grčʻatupʻ〉 etymology գրիչ + -ա- + տուփ pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. pencil case, pencil box
Synonyms: (colloquial) պենալ 〈penal〉
գցել 〈gcʻel〉 Alternative forms: քցել 〈kʻcʻel〉 (colloquial) etymology Dialectal distortion of xcl ձգեմ 〈jgem〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɡəˈtsʰɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. to throw; cast; hurl, fling; chuck
  2. to drop, allow to fall
  3. (slang) to con, bunco, hoodwink
Synonyms: (to throw) նետել 〈netel〉 (netel), շպրտել 〈šprtel〉 (šprtel)
դամբուլ 〈dambul〉 etymology Developed in dialects from xcl դամոն 〈damon〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dɑmˈbul]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal) plum
  2. (figuratively, colloquial) an inept person
Synonyms: (plum) սալոր 〈salor〉
դաշնակ 〈dašnak〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dɑʃˈnɑk]
  • (hy-W) [tʰɑʃˈnɑɡ]
etymology 1 Shortening of դաշնակցական 〈dašnakcʻakan〉.
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. a member of the
  2. (humorous, as used by Armenian internet community) an insidious and bloodthirsty nationalist
etymology 2 From xcl դաշնակ 〈dašnak〉; see below.
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. tune, song
  2. (musical instruments, Western Armenian) piano
  3. (poetic) harmony
Synonyms: (piano) դաշնամուր 〈dašnamur〉
etymology 3 From xcl դաշնակ 〈dašnak〉; see below.
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (rare) small dagger
դառ 〈daṙ〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dɑr]
  • (hy-W) [tʰɑr]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) alternative form of դառն
դառն 〈daṙn〉 Alternative forms: դառ 〈daṙ〉 (colloquial), դառը 〈daṙə〉 (before consonants) etymology From xcl դառն 〈daṙn〉; see below. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ˈdɑrən]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (of taste) bitter
  2. (figuratively) sorrowful, sad
  3. (figuratively) stinging, poignant
Synonyms: (bitter) կծու 〈kcu〉, մռու 〈mṙu〉
դաստիարակ 〈dastiarak〉 etymology From xcl դաստիարակ 〈dastiarak〉; see below. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dɑstjɑˈɾɑk], (colloquial) [dɑstʲɑˈɾɑk]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. educator; teacher; tutor; governess; preceptor
դավայ 〈davay〉 etymology From Russian давай 〈davaj〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dɑˈvɑj]
particle: {{hy-particle}}
  1. (colloquial) let's, let us դավայ կինո գնանք 〈davay kino gnankʻ〉let's go to a movie դավայ սեքսով զբաղվենք 〈davay sekʻsov zbaġvenkʻ〉let's have sex դավայ ֆուտբոլ խաղանք 〈davay futbol xaġankʻ〉let's play football դավայ մի հատ բատանիկ ճարենք ու քացու տակ քցենք 〈davay mi hat batanik čarenkʻ u kʻacʻu tak kʻcʻenkʻ〉let's find some nerds and beat the crap out of them
  2. (colloquial) come on, c'mon (expression of encouragement)
Synonyms: (let's) արի 〈ari〉 (ari), եկ 〈ek〉 (ek), քել 〈kʻel〉 (k’el)
դատարան 〈dataran〉 etymology From xcl դատարան 〈dataran〉; see below. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dɑtɑˈɾɑn]
  • (hy-W) [tʰɑdɑˈɾɑn]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. court, court of law/justice սահմանադրական դատարան 〈sahmanadrakan dataran〉constitutional court
  2. (collectively) the judges, the bench
  3. (colloquial) the building of the court
դարձգիր 〈darjgir〉 etymology From դարձ + գիր. Coined by . pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dɑɾt͡sʰˈɡiɾ], (colloquial) [dɑrt͡sʰˈɡiɾ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (neologism) palindrome
Synonyms: պալինդրոմ 〈palindrom〉
դեմք 〈demkʻ〉 Alternative forms: դէմք 〈dēmkʻ〉 {{hy-TAO}} etymology From xcl դէմք 〈dēmkʻ〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dɛmkʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. face exampleկլոր դեմք round face
  2. (grammar) person exampleերրորդ դեմք third person
  3. (colloquial) interesting/talented/unusual individual exampleՎահագ, դու դե՛մք ես։ Vahag, you're one of a kind!
դիպչել 〈dipčʻel〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (formal) to touch
Synonyms: (informal) կպնել 〈kpnel〉
դուխի 〈duxi〉 etymology From Russian духи 〈duhi〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [duˈχi]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, non-literary) perfume
Synonyms: օծանելիք 〈ōcanelikʻ〉
դունչ 〈dunčʻ〉 etymology From axm դունչ 〈dunčʻ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dunt͡ʃʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. snout, muzzle
  2. (colloquial) chin
դուրս 〈durs〉 Alternative forms: դուս 〈dus〉 (colloquial) etymology From xcl ի դուրս 〈i durs〉, locative case of դուրք 〈durkʻ〉, plural of դուռն 〈duṙn〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [duɾs]
postposition: {{hy-postp}}
  1. outside; beyond քաղաքից դուրս 〈kʻaġakʻicʻ durs〉outside the town, out of town
  2. over, above չափից դուրս 〈čʻapʻicʻ durs〉too much
adverb: {{hy-adv}}
  1. out (forms compound verbs as an adverb) դուրս գալ 〈durs gal〉to come out դուրս գնալ 〈durs gnal〉to go out դուրս շպրտել 〈durs šprtel〉to throw out
antonyms:
  • ներս 〈ners〉
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. the outside, outdoors դրսից 〈drsicʻ〉from the outside դրսում 〈drsum〉in the outside
  2. the outer part
antonyms:
  • ներս 〈ners〉
դուքան 〈dukʻan〉 Alternative forms: դուքյան 〈dukʻyan〉 etymology From axm դուքան 〈dukʻan〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [duˈkʰɑn]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal) shop
  2. (colloquial, pejorative) any low-grade or cheap institution
  3. (dialectal, Ararat) workshop
Synonyms: (shop) խանութ 〈xanutʻ〉
related terms:
  • դուքանչի 〈dukʻančʻi〉, դուքանդար 〈dukʻandar〉
եզ 〈ez〉 etymology From xcl եզն 〈ezn〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [jɛz]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. ox
  2. (slang, disparaging) large, strong person; hulk
եղբայր 〈eġbayr〉 Alternative forms: յեղբայր 〈yeġbayr〉 {{hy-RAO}}, ախպեր 〈axper〉, ախպար 〈axpar〉 (dialectal), ապեր 〈aper〉 (dialectal, diminutive) etymology Borrowing from xcl եղբայր. All dialectal forms point to xcl , which is either a modification of եղբայր 〈eġbayr〉 or is its byform. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [jɛχˈpɑjɾ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. brother
  2. (informal) bro, buddy, pal informal form of address to a male of equal age
related terms:
  • եղբայրական 〈eġbayrakan〉
  • եղբայրություն 〈eġbayrutʻyun〉
երախ 〈erax〉 etymology Borrowing from xcl երախ. {{etymtwin}} ռեխ 〈ṙex〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. mouth of an animal, maw, jaws
  2. (pejorative) mouth of a human, piehole, trap, cakehole
  3. mouth of a pipe or pipeline
  4. (figuratively) opening, gap
related terms:
  • ռեխ 〈ṙex〉
երգել 〈ergel〉 etymology From xcl երգեմ 〈ergem〉, from երգ 〈erg〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [jɛɾˈkʰɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. to sing
  2. (slang) to say
երեկո 〈ereko〉 etymology From xcl երեկոյ 〈erekoy〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. evening exampleբարի երեկո good evening
Synonyms: (colloquial) իրիկուն 〈irikun〉
related terms:
  • երեկ 〈erek〉
  • երեկոյան 〈erekoyan〉
երթուղային 〈ertʻuġayin〉 etymology From երթուղի 〈ertʻuġi〉 + ային 〈ayin〉. The noun sense is a shortening of երթուղային տաքսի 〈ertʻuġayin takʻsi〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [jɛɾtʰuʁɑˈjin]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (attributive) route, of a route երթուղային ավտոբուս 〈ertʻuġayin avtobus〉public/regular bus երթուղային տաքսի 〈ertʻuġayin takʻsi〉marshrutka
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (transport) marshrutka, minibus, fixed route taxi
Synonyms: (formal) երթուղային տաքսի 〈ertʻuġayin takʻsi〉 (ert’uġayin tak’si), (informal) մարշրուտկա 〈maršrutka〉 (maršrutka), մարշրուտնի 〈maršrutni〉 (maršrutni)
երթուղային տաքսի 〈ertʻuġayin takʻsi〉 etymology Translation of Russian маршрутное такси 〈maršrutnoe taksi〉, from маршрут 〈maršrut〉, referring to a planned route that something follows, and такси 〈taksi〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [jɛɾtʰuʁɑˈjin tɑkʰˈsi]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (formal) marshrutka, minibus, fixed route taxi
Synonyms: (slightly informal) երթուղային 〈ertʻuġayin〉 (ert’uġayin), (informal) մարշրուտկա 〈maršrutka〉 (maršrutka), մարշրուտնի 〈maršrutni〉 (maršrutni)
երթուղիչ 〈ertʻuġičʻ〉 Alternative forms: երթուղղիչ 〈ertʻuġġičʻ〉 (rare) etymology hy + երթուղել 〈ertʻuġel〉 + -իչ 〈-ičʻ〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (Internet) router
Synonyms: (colloquial, non-standard) ռոութեր 〈ṙoutʻer〉, ռաութեր 〈ṙautʻer〉
երկաթ 〈erkatʻ〉 Alternative forms: էրկաթ 〈ērkatʻ〉 {{qual}} etymology From xcl երկաթ 〈erkatʻ〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. iron
  2. (colloquial) any metal
  3. (colloquial) metallic object not necessarily of iron exampleէս ի՞նչ էրկաթներ են ստեղ ցցված what are these metallic things sticking out here?
երկնագույն 〈erknaguyn〉 etymology From երկինք 〈erkinkʻ〉 + գույն 〈guyn〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [jɛrknɑˈɡujn]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. light blue, sky blue
  2. (slang) gay, homosexual
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. light blue, sky blue
  2. (slang) gay, homosexual
երջանկություն 〈erǰankutʻyun〉 Alternative forms: երջանկութիւն 〈erǰankutʻiwn〉 {{hy-TAO}}, յերջանկություն 〈yerǰankutʻyun〉 {{hy-RAO}} etymology From xcl երջանկութիւն 〈erǰankutʻiwn〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [jɛɾd͡ʒɑŋkuˈtʰjun], (colloquial) [jɛrd͡ʒɑŋkuˈtʰʲun]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. happiness
զավտրիկ 〈zavtrik〉 Alternative forms: զավտրըկ 〈zavtrək〉 (zavtrëk), զավտռիկ 〈zavtṙik〉 (zavtṙik) etymology From Russian завтрак 〈zavtrak〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [zɑfˈtɾik], [zɑfˈtrik]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) breakfast զավտրիկ անել 〈zavtrik anel〉to breakfast
Synonyms: նախաճաշ 〈naxačaš〉 (naxač̣aš)
զեյթուն 〈zeytʻun〉 etymology From Arabic زيتون 〈zytwn〉. Related to ձեթ 〈jetʻ〉, another Semitic borrowing. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) olive fruit
Synonyms: ձիթապտուղ 〈jitʻaptuġ〉
զիբիլ 〈zibil〉 etymology From Azerbaijani zibil, from Arabic زبل 〈zbl〉, whence also Persian زبل 〈zbl〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ziˈbil]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) litter, rubbish, garbage, trash զիբիլը թափել 〈zibilə tʻapʻel〉 (zibilë t’ap’el) — to carry the trash out զիբիլը գցել 〈zibilə gcʻel〉 (zibilë gc’el) — to throw into trash զիբիլի աման 〈zibili aman〉 (zibili aman) — small container for wastes զիբիլի յաշիկ 〈zibili yašik〉 (zibili yašik) — trash can, dustbin զիբիլի վեդրո 〈zibili vedro〉 (zibili vedro) — trash can, dustbin
  2. (colloquial) junk, garbage (worthless, low quality thing) ես էս զիբիլը չե՛մ ուտի 〈es ēs zibilə čʻe՛m uti〉 (es ēs zibilë čem uti!) — I'm not going to eat this crap!
  3. (colloquial) trash can, garbage can, dustbin
Synonyms: աղբ 〈aġb〉 (aġp)
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) worthless, of low quality, good-for-nothing չինական զիբիլ ապրանք 〈čʻinakan zibil aprankʻ〉 (činakan zibil aprank’) — crappy Chinese product
Synonyms: անարժեք 〈anaržekʻ〉 (anaržek’), ստից 〈sticʻ〉 (stic’), տուֆտա 〈tufta〉 (tufta)
interjection: {{hy-interj}}
  1. (colloquial) untranslatable response, exclamation, showing that the speaker is annoy
Synonyms: չոռ 〈čʻoṙ〉 (čoṙ), չոռ ու ցավ 〈čʻoṙ u cʻav〉 (čoṙ u c’av), գրող ու ցավ 〈groġ u cʻav〉 (groġ u c’av), զահրմար 〈zahrmar〉 (zahrmar)
զիբիլանոց 〈zibilanocʻ〉 Alternative forms: (): զիբիլնոց 〈zibilnocʻ〉 (zibilnoc’) etymology From զիբիլ 〈zibil〉 + անոց 〈anocʻ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [zibilɑˈnotsʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) the place with dumpster in a neighbourhood, where the garbage from surrounding buildings is dump
  2. (colloquial, figratively) dirty, filthy place
Synonyms: աղբանոց 〈aġbanocʻ〉
զիբիլի աման 〈zibili aman〉
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) small garbage can, trash can, dustbin
Synonyms: (colloquial) զիբիլի վեդրո 〈zibili vedro〉 (zibili vedro), զիբիլի յաշիկ 〈zibili yašik〉 (zibili yašik), , (formal) աղբարկղ 〈aġbarkġ〉 (aġbarkġ), աղբաման 〈aġbaman〉 (aġbaman)
զիբիլի յաշիկ 〈zibili yašik〉
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) garbage can, trash can, dustbin
Synonyms: (colloquial) զիբիլի վեդրո 〈zibili vedro〉 (zibili vedro), զիբիլի աման 〈zibili aman〉 (zibili aman), , (formal) աղբարկղ 〈aġbarkġ〉 (aġbarkġ), աղբաման 〈aġbaman〉 (aġbaman)
զիբիլի վեդրո 〈zibili vedro〉
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) garbage can, trash can, dustbin
Synonyms: (colloquial) զիբիլի յաշիկ 〈zibili yašik〉 (zibili yašik), զիբիլի աման 〈zibili aman〉 (zibili aman), , (formal) աղբարկղ 〈aġbarkġ〉 (aġbarkġ), աղբաման 〈aġbaman〉 (aġbaman)
զինվոր 〈zinvor〉 Alternative forms: զինուոր 〈zinuor〉 {{hy-TAO}} etymology From xcl զինուոր 〈zinuor〉. pronunciation
  • [zinˈvoɾ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. soldier
  2. (chess) pawn
  3. (card games) jack
Synonyms: (jack) վալետ 〈valet〉 (colloquial)
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  • զենք 〈zenkʻ〉
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զխկտել 〈zxktel〉 Alternative forms: զխկտվել 〈zxktvel〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to gobble up, to wolf down, to bolt down to eat fast and greedily
զղջալ 〈zġǰal〉 etymology From xcl , infinitive of զղջամ 〈zġǰam〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [zəʁˈd͡ʒɑl], (colloquial) [zəχˈt͡ʃʰɑl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (intransitive) to regret, to be sorry
  2. (theology) to repent
զոռ 〈zoṙ〉 Alternative forms: զօռ 〈zōṙ〉 {{hy-TAO}} etymology From Persian زور 〈zwr〉. The parent of the Persian word was borrowed into Old Armenian as զօր 〈zōr〉, զօրք 〈zōrkʻ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [zor]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) force, power, strength exampleզոռ տալ to apply force; to make efforts
  2. (colloquial, dialectal) force, violence, compulsion
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) hard, difficult exampleէդ զոռ ա that’s hard
զոռով 〈zoṙov〉 etymology Instrumental case of զոռ 〈zoṙ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [zoˈrov]
adverb: {{hy-adv}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) by force exampleզոռով խցկել to shove by force
  2. (colloquial, dialectal) with difficulty exampleիրան զոռով համոզեցինք we were able to convince him with difficulty
զսպանակ 〈zspanak〉 etymology From xcl զսպանակ 〈zspanak〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. spring device
Synonyms: (colloquial, non-literary) պրուժին 〈pružin〉
էգ 〈ēg〉 etymology From xcl էգ 〈ēg〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɛkʰ]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. female of animals
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. female animal
  2. (derogatory) woman
էգուց 〈ēgucʻ〉 etymology From xcl այգուց 〈aygucʻ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-Y) [ɛˈkʰutsʰ]
adverb: {{hy-adv}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) tomorrow
Synonyms: վաղը 〈vaġə〉
էլեկտրական լամպ 〈ēlektrakan lamp〉
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. light bulb
Synonyms: (colloquially) լլամպուշկա 〈llampuška〉 (lampuška)
էրես 〈ēres〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɛˈɾɛs]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) alternative spelling of երես
էրկաթ 〈ērkatʻ〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɛɾˈkɑtʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) alternative form of երկաթ
էրկու 〈ērku〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ɛɾˈku]
numeral: էրկու (ērku)
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) alternative form of երկու
ընդհանրապես 〈əndhanrapes〉 Alternative forms: ընդհանրապէս 〈əndhanrapēs〉 {{hy-TAO}} etymology From modern xcl ընդհանրապէս 〈əndhanrapēs〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [əndhɑnɾɑˈpɛs], (colloquial) [əntʰɑnɾɑˈpɛs], [ənˈtʰɑnɾɑpɛs]
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adverb: {{hy-adv}}
  1. in general, generally exampleԸնդհանրապես մարդիկ չեն սիրում ձմեռը։ People generally don't like winters.
  2. always, usually
  3. altogether, on the whole
  4. at all exampleԵս ընդհանրապես ոչինչ չհասկացա։ I did not understand anything at all.
In colloquial speech Russian вообще́ 〈voobŝé〉, pronounced as [vɑpʰˈʃɛ] and in very informal writing spelled as վաբշե 〈vabše〉, վապշե 〈vapše〉 or վափշե 〈vapʻše〉, is used instead.
ընկեր 〈ənker〉 Alternative forms: ընգեր 〈ənger〉 (dialectal, colloquial) etymology From xcl ընկեր 〈ənker〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [əŋˈkɛɾ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. friend usually male exampleԵս ընկերներ չունեմ։ I have no friends. exampleՆրանք մեր ընկերները չեն։ They are not our friends.
  2. (communism) comrade form of address
  3. form of address to a teacher or professor exampleընկեր Վարդանյան Mr. Vardanyan
  4. (colloquial) pal, buddy
  5. companion
  6. boyfriend exampleՆա քո ընկե՞րն է։ Is he your boyfriend?
ընկնել 〈ənknel〉 Alternative forms: ընգնել 〈əngnel〉 (dialectal) etymology From xcl , infinitive of անկանիմ 〈ankanim〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ənkˈnɛl]
  • (hy-W) [ənɡˈnɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (intransitive) to fall exampleընկնել աստիճաններից to fall from stairs exampleմարդն ընկավ փոսը the man fell into a pit
  2. (intransitive) to fall, to, drop, to decrease exampleգներն ընկնում են the prices are dropping
  3. (intransitive) to be situated, to be; to lie exampleքաղաքն ընկած է գետի ափին the city is situated on the seashore exampleգրքերն ընկած են սեղանին the books lie on the table
  4. (intransitive) to fall on, to fall to exampleպատասխանատվությունը սրա համար ընկնում է նրա ուսերին the responsibility for this falls on him exampleամբողջ ծախսերն ընկնում են նրա վրա the whole cost falls on him exampleբաժին ընկնել fall to somebody's lot
  5. (intransitive) to fall, to be killed exampleընկնել մարտի դաշում to fall on the battlefield
  6. (intransitive) to fall on exampleոչ աշխատանքային օրն ընկնում է մայիսի յոթին the day off falls on the 7th of May
  7. (intransitive) to find oneself, to get (somewhere); to wind up, to end up exampleմի գյուղ ընկանք we found ourselves in some village exampleբանտ ընկնել to wind up in a jail
  8. (intransitive, colloquial) to get caught (in), to get (into) exampleքաքի մեջ ընկնել to get into a pretty mess
  9. (intransitive) to lose, to fall from exampleփառքից ընկնել to fall from glory
  10. (intransitive) be carried away (by) exampleզրույցով ընկնել to get carried away by chat
  11. (intransitive) to perish, to die (of cattle)
թայֆա 〈tʻayfa〉 etymology From Turkish tayfa, from Arabic طائفة 〈ṭạỷfẗ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʰɑjˈfɑ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal, derogatory) gang, clique, bunch of people
թարխան 〈tʻarxan〉 etymology From xcl թարխան 〈tʻarxan〉; see below. pronunciation
  • [tʰɑɾˈχɑn]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (historical) a person exempt from taxes
  2. (historical) tarkhan
  3. (historical) a member of nobility, nobleman
  4. (colloquial, figuratively) an idle member of the household, who performs no work
թափել 〈tʻapʻel〉 etymology From xcl թափեմ 〈tʻapʻem〉 and թափիմ 〈tʻapʻim〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʰɑˈpʰɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (transitive) to empty, to pour out; (by accident) to spill
  2. (transitive) to pour into
  3. to strew, to scatter
  4. to throw down
  5. to throw away, throw out
  6. (rare) to found, to cast (in a mould)
  7. (vulgar, slang) to ejaculate, to cum
  8. (figuratively, to express) to pour out, to give vent (to)
  9. to shed, to spill արյուն թափել 〈aryun tʻapʻel〉 (aryun t’ap’el) — to shed blood արցունք թափել 〈arcʻunkʻ tʻapʻel〉 (arc’unk’ t’ap’el) — to shed tears
Թիֆլիս 〈Tʻiflis〉 Alternative forms: Թիֆլիզ 〈Tʻifliz〉 etymology Compare Russian Тифли́с 〈Tiflís〉, Turkish Tiflis, Persian تفلیس 〈tfly̰s〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʰifˈlis]
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  1. (historical) Tiflis
  2. (colloquial) Tbilisi
Synonyms: Թբիլիսի 〈Tʻbilisi〉
թոխում 〈tʻoxum〉 etymology From Persian تخم 〈tkẖm〉. Compare Turkish tohum. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʰoˈχum]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) cum, sperm exampleԸնգերուհիս ասեց իրա պուցը կլիր ա ուզում, ես էլ փորը լցրի թոխումովս։ My girlfriend said her pussy wanted dick, so I filled her womb with my sperm.
Synonyms: (formal) սերմնահեղուկ 〈sermnaheġuk〉
թուլա 〈tʻula〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʰuˈlɑ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. puppy, pup, dog's young
  2. (pejorative) bastard, cad, dog
Synonyms: լակոտ 〈lakot〉 (lakot)
թուշ 〈tʻuš〉 etymology From xcl թուշ 〈tʻuš〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʰuʃ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (informal) cheek exampleոռի թուշ buttock
Synonyms: այտ 〈ayt〉
թուրք 〈tʻurkʻ〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʰuɾkʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. Turk
  2. (colloquial) Azeri
  3. (figuratively) barbarian, vandal, Turk
թուփ 〈tʻupʻ〉 etymology From xcl թուփ 〈tʻupʻ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʰupʰ]
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noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. bush, shrub
  2. (colloquial) vine leaf used in culinary
թռնել 〈tʻṙnel〉 etymology Suffixed verb: , from xcl թռնում 〈tʻṙnum〉. pronunciation
  • [tʰərˈnɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (somewhat, informal) alternative form of թռչել
  2. (slang) to run away, to escape
  3. (slang) to run away from classes, to miss the school
ժաժ տալ 〈žaž tal〉 etymology From ժաժ 〈žaž〉 and տալ 〈tal〉
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (dialectal) to move
  2. (dialectal) to shake
  3. (vulgar, slang) to jerk off, to wank, to masturbate
ժամ 〈žam〉 etymology From xcl ժամ 〈žam〉; see below. pronunciation
  • [ʒɑm]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. hour exampleկես ժամ half an hour
  2. time exampleժամը քանի՞սն է what time is it?
  3. (colloquial) watch exampleժամս գողացել են my watch has been stolen exampleժամս տանն եմ թողել I left my watch at home
  4. (Christianity) divine service
  5. (dialectal) church
Synonyms: (time) ժամանակ 〈žamanak〉
ժողովուրդ 〈žoġovurd〉 etymology From xcl ժողովուրդ 〈žoġovurd〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʒoʁoˈvuɾtʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. nation, people, folk
  2. (colloquial, form of address to a group of men or women) guys
  3. common people/folk; the lower classes
Synonyms: (nation) ազգ 〈azg〉
descendants:
  • Udi: žoġovurt
ինադու 〈inadu〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [inɑˈdu]
adverb: {{hy-adv}}
  1. (slang) out of spite for someone, in defiance of someone քեզ 〈kʻez〉 ինադու 〈inadu〉 (k’ez inadu) — out of spite for you
Synonyms: ի հեճուկս 〈i hečuks〉 (i heč̣uks)
related terms:
  • ինադ 〈inad〉 (inad)
ինչի 〈inčʻi〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [inˈtʃʰi]
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  1. (colloquial) alternative form of ինչու
իջնել 〈iǰnel〉 etymology From xcl , infinitive of իջանեմ 〈iǰanem〉; see it. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [id͡ʒˈnɛl], (colloquial) [it͡ʃʰˈnɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. to descend, to come down
իրեք 〈irekʻ〉 pronunciation
  • [iˈɾɛkʰ]
numeral: իրեք (irek’)
  1. (cardinal, dialectal, colloquial) alternative form of երեք
իրիգուն 〈irigun〉
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) alternative spelling of իրիկուն
իրիկուն 〈irikun〉 Alternative forms: իրիգուն 〈irigun〉 etymology Ultimately from xcl երիկուն 〈erikun〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [iɾiˈkun]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) evening exampleբարի իրիկուն good evening
Synonyms: երեկո 〈ereko〉
լալ 〈lal〉 pronunciation
  • [lɑl]
etymology 1 From xcl , infinitive of լամ 〈lam〉; see it for more.
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. to weep, to cry exampleՈչինչ ինձ ավելի շատ չի հիշեցնում առաջին անգամիս մասին, քան աղջկա լալը։ Nothing reminds me of my first time like a chick crying.
Synonyms: արտասվել 〈artasvel〉, լաց լինել 〈lacʻ linel〉, լացել 〈lacʻel〉
etymology 2 From Persian لال 〈lạl〉.
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) dumb, mute, not having a power to speak
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) dumb, mute person
Synonyms: համր 〈hamr〉
լակոտ 〈lakot〉 Alternative forms: dialectal forms recorded in dialectological notation
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noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. puppy, pup, dog's young
  2. (pejorative) child
  3. (pejorative) bastard, cad, dog
լահմաջո 〈lahmaǰo〉 Alternative forms: լահմաջին 〈lahmaǰin〉, լահմաջոն 〈lahmaǰon〉, լահմաջու 〈lahmaǰu〉, լահմաջուն 〈lahmaǰun〉 etymology From Arabic لحم عجين 〈lḥm ʿjyn〉, from لحم 〈lḥm〉 + عجين 〈ʿjyn〉. Some of the spellings came via Turkish lahmacun. The form լահմաջուն 〈lahmaǰun〉 is considered the most literate but by far is the most common. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [lɑhmɑˈdʒo], (colloquial) [lɑmɑˈdʒo]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. lahmacun
լահմաջոյանոց 〈lahmaǰoyanocʻ〉 Alternative forms: լահմաջուանոց 〈lahmaǰuanocʻ〉 etymology From լահմաջո 〈lahmaǰo〉 + անոց 〈anocʻ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [lɑhmɑdʒojɑˈnotsʰ], (colloquial) [lɑmɑdʒojɑˈnotsʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. a place where they serve lahmacun
լահմաջու 〈lahmaǰu〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [lɑhmɑˈdʒu], (colloquial) [lɑmɑˈdʒu]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. alternative form of լահմաջո
լահմաջուն 〈lahmaǰun〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [lɑhmɑˈdʒun], (colloquial) [lɑmɑˈdʒun]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (rare) alternative form of լահմաջո
լամպուշկա 〈lampuška〉 Alternative forms: լամպոչկա 〈lampočʻka〉 (lampočka), լամպըչկա 〈lampəčʻka〉 (lampëčka), լամպըշկա 〈lampəška〉 (lampëška) etymology From Russian лампочка 〈lampočka〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [lɑmpuʃˈkɑ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) light bulb
Synonyms: էլեկտրական լամպ 〈ēlektrakan lamp〉 (ēlektrakan lamp)
լաչառ 〈lačʻaṙ〉 etymology Compare Azerbaijani ləcər. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) shameless, impudent usually of a woman
  2. (dialectal, colloquial) quarrelsome, shrewish usually of a woman
լիքը 〈likʻə〉 Alternative forms: լիք 〈likʻ〉, լիքն 〈likʻn〉 etymology Ultimately from xcl լի 〈li〉. pronunciation
  • [ˈlikʰə]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. full դույլը լիքն է 〈duylə likʻn ē〉the bucket is full լիքը լցնել 〈likʻə lcʻnel〉to fill to the brims
  2. fat, plump
  3. (colloquial) many, a lot of լիքը մարդ 〈likʻə mard〉a lot of people լիքը հարցեր 〈likʻə harcʻer〉many questions
Synonyms: (full) լի 〈li〉 (li)
լկստվել 〈lkstvel〉 Alternative forms: լկստուել 〈lkstuel〉 {{hy-TAO}}, լկռտվել 〈lkṙtvel〉, լկռթվել 〈lkṙtʻvel〉, լակռթվել 〈lakṙtʻvel〉 etymology According to J̌ahukyan, of the same Proto-Indo-European origin as xcl լկնիմ 〈lknim〉, լկտի 〈lkti〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ləkəstˈvɛl]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. inflection of լկստել
  2. (intransitive, usually, of children) to become spoilt, to get spoilt exampleլկստված երեխա spoiled child, brat
  3. (intransitive) to become impudent
  4. (intransitive, colloquial) to get funny/naughty with each other kiss, fondle, have casual sex, etc.
լյուստրա 〈lyustra〉 Alternative forms: լյուստռա 〈lyustṙa〉 etymology From Russian люстра 〈lûstra〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, non-standard) chandelier
Synonyms: ջահ 〈ǰah〉
լոխ 〈lox〉 Alternative forms: լյոխ 〈lyox〉 etymology From Russian лох 〈loh〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [loχ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (slang) simpleton, dummy
լոշտակ 〈loštak〉 Alternative forms: լօշտակ 〈lōštak〉 {{hy-TAO}} pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [loʃˈtɑk]
  • {{hyphenation}}
etymology 1 From axm լօշտակ 〈lōštak〉; see it for more.
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (plant) bryony
etymology 2
adjective: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (informal, of, ears) large and outstanding
  2. (informal) lop-eared person
Լոս 〈Los〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [los]
proper noun: {{hy-proper noun}}
  1. (colloquial) Los Angeles, LA
Synonyms: Լոս Անջելես 〈Los Anǰeles〉 (Los Anǰeles)
լույս 〈luys〉 etymology From xcl լոյս 〈loys〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. light exampleաղոտ լույս dull/faint light
  2. dawn, daybreak exampleլույսը բացվում է it is dawning
  3. (colloquial) electricity, power exampleլույսերը տարան they cut the power, the power is gone exampleլույսերը տվեցին the power is back
լոքշ 〈lokʻš〉 Alternative forms: լյոքշ 〈lyokʻš〉 etymology Possibly from Russian criminal slang локш 〈lokš〉; see it. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [lokʰʃ]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (slang) boring exampleկյանքը բեսամթ լոքշ ա life is very boring
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (slang) boredom
  2. (slang) idleness
խաբար 〈xabar〉 etymology From Arabic خَبَر 〈kẖabar〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) news, information exampleխաբար անել to inform, to let know exampleխաբար տալ to send news; to inform, to let know exampleխաբար լինել to be informed, to know
Synonyms: նորություն 〈norutʻyun〉
related terms:
  • բեխաբար 〈bexabar〉
խանութ 〈xanutʻ〉 etymology From xcl խանութ 〈xanutʻ〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • [χɑˈnutʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. shop, store
Synonyms: (pejorative, colloquial) դուքան 〈dukʻan〉 (duk’an)
խարդախ 〈xardax〉 etymology From xcl խարդախ 〈xardax〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [χɑɾˈdɑχ], (colloquial) [χɑrˈdɑχ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. dishonest, deceitful, mendacious
  2. fraudulent, false, deceptive
  3. cunning, crafty, scheming
  4. sham, counterfeit, forged
խելագար 〈xelagar〉 etymology From xcl խելագար 〈xelagar〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [χɛlɑˈɡɑɾ]
  • (hy-E) [χɛlɑˈɡɑr]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. crazy, insane, mad, demented
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. madman, lunatic
adjective: {{hy-adv}}
  1. crazily, insanely, madly
related terms:
  • խելագարություն 〈xelagarutʻyun〉
խի 〈xi〉 etymology From the xcl root հի- 〈hi-〉; see it. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [χi]
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. (colloquial, interrogative) why exampleԽի՞ ես ծիծաղում։ Why are you laughing?
Synonyms: ինչու 〈inčʻu〉 Even though this word is shunned as colloquial, it is of native Armenian origin and not a borrowing.
խիշտ 〈xišt〉 etymology From xcl խիշտ 〈xišt〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [χiʃt]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. lance, spear
  2. (colloquial) bayonet
Synonyms: (bayonet) սվին 〈svin〉
խնչել 〈xnčʻel〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [χənˈtʃʰɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to blow one's nose
Synonyms: (formal) քիթը մաքրել 〈kʻitʻə makʻrel〉 (k’it’ë mak’rel), քիթը սրբել 〈kʻitʻə srbel〉 (k’it’ë srbel)
խոզ 〈xoz〉
etymology 1 From xcl խոզ 〈xoz〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. pig
  2. (figuratively, pejorative) fat person
  3. (figuratively, pejorative) dirty, filthy person
etymology 2 From axm խօզ 〈xōz〉, from xcl խօզ 〈xōz〉. Alternative forms: խօզ 〈xōz〉 {{hy-TAO}} pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [χoz]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. a type of algae
խոթել 〈xotʻel〉 etymology From xcl , infinitive of խոթեմ 〈xotʻem〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [χoˈtʰɛl]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to shove; to poke
խոսալ 〈xosal〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (somewhat, colloquial) alternative form of խոսել
խոտ 〈xot〉 etymology From xcl խոտ 〈xot〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. grass
  2. (slang) weed, marijuana exampleԱստված ավելի հաճախ խոտ է ծխում, քան նորմալ մարդիկ թեյ են խմում։ God smokes more weed than normal people drink tea.
խունջիկ-մունջիկ 〈xunǰik-munǰik〉 Alternative forms: խունջիկ-խունջիկ 〈xunǰik-xunǰik〉 etymology Reduplication of խունջիկ 〈xunǰik〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [χunˌd͡ʒik munˈd͡ʒik]
  • {{hyphenation}}
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (informal) coquettish, flirtatious exampleխունջիկ-մունջիկ անել, գալ to behave coquettishly
adverb: {{hy-adv}}
  1. (informal) coquettishly, flirtatiously
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