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մոտոցիկլետ 〈motocʻiklet〉 etymology From Russian мотоциклет 〈motociklet〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [mototsʰikˈlɛt]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. motorcycle, motorbike, bike
Synonyms: (colloquial) մոտո 〈moto〉 (moto)
մորքուր 〈morkʻur〉 pronunciation
  • [moɾˈkʰuɾ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) alternative form of մորաքույր
մռել 〈mṙel〉 etymology From axm մռել 〈mṙel〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [məˈrɛl]
  • {{hyphenation}}
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to listen, to obey
յաշիկ 〈yašik〉 etymology From Russian я́щик 〈ấŝik〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, non-literary) box, case, chest exampleմի յաշիկ պամիդոր a box of tomatoes exampleզիբիլի յաշիկ trash can, dustbin
Synonyms: արկղ 〈arkġ〉
նախագահացու 〈naxagahacʻu〉 etymology From նախագահ 〈naxagah〉 + ացու 〈acʻu〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [nɑχɑɡɑhɑˈt͡sʰu]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (informal) presidential candidate
նախարարացու 〈naxararacʻu〉 etymology From նախարար 〈naxarar〉 + ացու 〈acʻu〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [nɑχɑɾɑɾɑˈt͡sʰu]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (informal) candidate for the post of a minister
նեգր 〈negr〉 etymology From Russian негр 〈negr〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ˈnɛɡəɾ], (colloquial) [ˈnɛɡər]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. Negro exampleՆեգրերն ապրում են Աֆրիկայում։ Negroes live in Africa.
  2. (figuratively) someone performing hard manual labor for another person, drudge, slave exampleԿարո՞ղ ա գիտես նեգրդ եմ։ Ի՛նքդ արա։ What am I, your slave? Do it yourself!
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. negro
The usage of the word in Armenian, like that of негр 〈negr〉 in Russian, is not considered pejorative.
նշագեղձ 〈nšageġj〉 etymology From նուշ 〈nuš〉 + գեղձ 〈geġj〉; because of the shape. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [nəʃɑˈɡɛʁdz]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (anatomy) tonsil
Synonyms: նշիկ 〈nšik〉 (nšik), (colloquial) գլանդ 〈gland〉 (gland)
նշիկ 〈nšik〉 etymology From նուշ 〈nuš〉 + իկ 〈ik〉; because of the shape. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [nəˈʃik]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (anatomy) tonsil
Synonyms: նշագեղձ 〈nšageġj〉 (nšageġj), (colloquial) գլանդ 〈gland〉 (gland)
նորություն 〈norutʻyun〉 etymology From xcl նորութիւն 〈norutʻiwn〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. novelty, newness, the quality of being new
  2. something new, novelty; new product; new arrival
  3. (piece of) news exampleսա լավ նորություն է this is good news
  4. (in the plural) news program, news report, newscast, news exampleնորություններ նայե to watch the news
Synonyms: (news) լուր 〈lur〉, (colloquial) խաբար 〈xabar〉
related terms:
  • նոր 〈nor〉
նույնքան 〈nuynkʻan〉 Alternative forms: նույն քան 〈nuyn kʻan〉 (dated), նոյնքան 〈noynkʻan〉 {{hy-TAO}} etymology From xcl նոյն քան 〈noyn kʻan〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ˈnujnkʰɑn], (colloquial) [nujnˈkʰɑn]
  • {{hyphenation}}
pronoun: {{head}}
  1. as, equally, just as exampleՎահագը նույնքան խելոք է, որքան Անատոլի Վասսերմանը։ Vahag is just as smart as Anatoly Wasserman.
Note the stress on the first syllable.
նրբերշիկ 〈nrberšik〉 etymology hy + նուրբ 〈nurb〉 + երշիկ 〈eršik〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (somewhat, formal) frankfurter, wiener, sausage that is uncooked and small and is used in hot dog
Synonyms: (colloquial) սասիսկա 〈sasiska〉
շակալ 〈šakal〉 etymology From Russian шакал 〈šakal〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃɑˈkɑl]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, Armenia and ex-USSR) jackal
  2. (pejorative, Armenia and ex-USSR) jackal (a person who behaves in an opportunistic way; especially a base collaborator)
շամփուր 〈šampʻur〉 etymology From xcl շամփուր 〈šampʻur〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃɑmˈpʰuɾ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. spit, skewer
  2. ramrod, cleaning rod
  3. (colloquial) bayonet
շաշ 〈šaš〉 etymology From Turkish şaşı. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃɑʃ]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) squint-eyed, cross-eyed
  2. (colloquial) crazy, nuts, foolish
Synonyms: (squint) շլդիկ 〈šldik〉 (šldik), շիլ 〈šil〉 (šil)
շարժվել 〈šaržvel〉 etymology Passive voice of շարժել 〈šaržel〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃɑɾʒˈvɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. passive of շարժել
  2. (intransitive) to move
  3. (colloquial, intransitive) to get going, to start moving
շիզիկ 〈šizik〉 etymology From Russian шизик 〈šizik〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃiˈzik]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) schizo, schizophrenic
  2. (colloquial) nuts, nutjob, crazy
Synonyms: շիզոֆրենիկ 〈šizofrenik〉 (šizofrenik)
շիզոֆրենիկ 〈šizofrenik〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃizofɾɛˈnik]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. schizophrene, schizophrenic (someone who suffers from schizophrenia)
Synonyms: (colloquial) շիզիկ 〈šizik〉 (šizik)
շնչել 〈šnčʻel〉 etymology From շունչ 〈šunčʻ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃənˈtʃʰɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. to breathe, to respire
  2. (slang) to smoke
շոֆեր 〈šofer〉 Alternative forms: շոֆեռ 〈šofeṙ〉 (šofeṙ) etymology From Russian шофёр 〈šofër〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃoˈfɛr]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (informal) driver (of a car) տաքսու շոֆեր 〈takʻsu šofer〉cab driver
Synonyms: վարորդ 〈varord〉 (varord)
շպրտել 〈šprtel〉 Alternative forms: շպռտել 〈špṙtel〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (informal) to throw with force, to hurl, to fling
Synonyms: նետել 〈netel〉
շռել 〈šṙel〉 etymology From շեռ 〈šeṙ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃəˈrɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (vulgar, slang) to piss, pee, take a leak
Synonyms: միզել 〈mizel〉 (mizel), չիշիկ անել 〈čʻišik anel〉 (čišik anel)
շտանգա 〈štanga〉 etymology From Russian штанга 〈štanga〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ʃtɑŋˈɡɑ], [ˈʃtɑŋɡɑ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) synonym of ուղղահայաց դարպասաձող
  2. (colloquial) synonym of ծանրաձող
ոչխար 〈očʻxar〉 etymology From xcl ոչխար 〈očʻxar〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. sheep
  2. (figuratively) a timid, shy person who is easily led by others
  3. (offensive) a generic insult
-ոջ 〈-oǰ〉 etymology From xcl -ոջ 〈-oǰ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [od͡ʒ], (colloquial) [ot͡ʃʰ]
suffix: {{head}}
  1. singular dative case ending of -declension nouns exampleընկերոջ dative singular of ընկեր 〈ənker〉 exampleքրոջ dative singular of քույր 〈kʻuyr〉
ոռ 〈oṙ〉 etymology From xcl ոռ 〈oṙ〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) ass, buttocks
Synonyms: տուտուզ 〈tutuz〉, քամակ 〈kʻamak〉, հետույք 〈hetuykʻ〉
ոտ 〈ot〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [vot]
  • (hy-W) [vod]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) alternative form of ոտք
ոտք 〈otkʻ〉 Alternative forms: ոտ 〈ot〉 {{qual}} etymology From xcl ոտք 〈otkʻ〉, plural of ոտն 〈otn〉; see it for more. The dialectal form ոտ 〈ot〉 is directly from singular ոտն 〈otn〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. leg; foot
որջ 〈orǰ〉 etymology From xcl որջ 〈orǰ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [voɾd͡ʒ], (colloquial) [vort͡ʃʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. den, lair retreat of a wild animal
  2. (figuratively) den, lair squalid dwelling or hideout
  3. (figuratively) cell small room used for isolation, as in a monastery or prison
ութանասուն 〈utʻanasun〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [utʰɑnɑˈsun]
numeral: ութսուն (ut’anasun)
  1. (cardinal, colloquial, wrong) alternative form of ութսուն
-ություն 〈-utʻyun〉 etymology From xcl -ութիւն 〈-utʻiwn〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [uˈtʰjun], (colloquial, widespread) [uˈtʰʲun]
suffix: {{head}}
  1. Forms numerous abstract and collective nouns; -ity, -ness, -dom, -hood, -y. scArmnserious scArmnseriousness scArmnterrorist scArmnterrorism scArmnintellectual scArmnintelligentsia
  • 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.
ունք 〈unkʻ〉 etymology From axm ունք 〈unkʻ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [uŋkʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) alternative form of հոնք
ուռել 〈uṙel〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [uˈrɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. alternative form of ուռչել
  2. (slang) to get high, to drug up
ուտելիք 〈utelikʻ〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (somewhat, informal) food
Synonyms: սնունդ 〈snund〉, կերակուր 〈kerakur〉
related terms:
  • ուտել 〈utel〉
չագուչ 〈čʻagučʻ〉 Alternative forms: չագուճ 〈čʻaguč〉, չաքուճ 〈čʻakʻuč〉, չաքուջ 〈čʻakʻuǰ〉, չաքուչ 〈čʻakʻučʻ〉 etymology From Ottoman Turkish چكیج 〈cẖky̰j〉. Modern Turkish spelling is çekiç. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʃʰɑˈɡutʃʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) hammer
Synonyms: մուրճ 〈murč〉, ուռն 〈uṙn〉
չաթլախ 〈čʻatʻlax〉 Alternative forms: չաթլաղ 〈čʻatʻlaġ〉 etymology From Turkish çatlak. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (dialectal, Istanbul) split, cracked, fissured
Synonyms: ճաքած 〈čakʻac〉, ճաթած 〈čatʻac〉
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal, Istanbul) split, crack, fissure
  2. (dialectal, vulgar) pussy, cunt
  3. (vulgar, offensive) generic harsh insult
Synonyms: (split, crack, fissure) ճեղք 〈čeġkʻ〉
չաղ 〈čʻaġ〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}} etymology From Persian چاق 〈cẖạq〉.
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) fat; obese exampleչաղ մարդ fat man
Synonyms: գեր 〈ger〉
չաղո 〈čʻaġo〉 etymology From չաղ 〈čʻaġ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʃʰɑˈʁo]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) fatty, fatso
չաղություն 〈čʻaġutʻyun〉 etymology From չաղ 〈čʻaġ〉 + ություն 〈utʻyun〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʃʰɑʁuˈtsʰɪun]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) fatness, stoutness; obesity
Synonyms: գիրություն 〈girutʻyun〉
չայ 〈čʻay〉 etymology From Turkish çay, Persian چای 〈cẖạy̰〉, Russian чай 〈čaj〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [t͡ʃʰɑj]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) synonym of թեյ
չայնիկ 〈čʻaynik〉 etymology From Russian ча́йник 〈čájnik〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, non-literary) teapot
  2. (colloquial, non-literary) dummy, novice
Synonyms: (teapot) թեյնիկ 〈tʻeynik〉
չեչեն 〈čʻečʻen〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [tʃʰɛˈtʃʰɛn]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. Chechen person
  2. (figuratively, colloquial) cruel or violent person
related terms:
  • Չեչնիա 〈Čʻečʻnia〉 (Čečnia)
չէ 〈čʻē〉 pronunciation
  • [t͡ʃʰɛ]
adverb: {{head}}
  1. (informal) no
Synonyms: ոչ 〈očʻ〉
antonyms:
  • հա 〈ha〉
Alternative forms: չի 〈čʻi〉 (colloquial)
verb: {{hy-verb-form}}
  1. inflection of է exampleՆա լավ մարդ չէ։ He is not a good person.
չի 〈čʻi〉
verb: {{hy-verb-form}}
  1. (colloquial) alternative form of չէ exampleԻնքը լավ մարդ չի։ He is not a good person.
չիշ 〈čʻiš〉 etymology Probably of imitative origin. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [t͡ʃʰiʃ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal, childish) pee-pee, wee-wee, urine exampleչիշ անել to make a pee-pee
չիշիկ 〈čʻišik〉 etymology From չիշ 〈čʻiš〉 + իկ 〈ik〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [t͡ʃʰiˈʃik]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (usually, childish) pee-pee, wee-wee, urine exampleչիշիկ անել to make a pee-pee
չոբան 〈čʻoban〉 etymology From Persian چوبان 〈cẖwbạn〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) shepherd
  2. (colloquial, figuratively) redneck, boor; bumpkin
Synonyms: (shepherd) հովիվ 〈hoviv〉
պադեզդ 〈padezd〉 Alternative forms: պադյեզդ 〈padyezd〉 etymology From Russian подъезд 〈podʺezd〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɑˈdɛzd]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) main/front entrance of a building Յախկ, էս ինչ կեղտոտ պադեզդ ա: 〈Yaxk, ēs inčʻ keġtot padezd a:〉Yikes, what a dirty main/front entrance of a building.
Synonyms: շքամուտք 〈škʻamutkʻ〉, մուտք 〈mutkʻ〉
պալասատովի 〈palasatovi〉 Alternative forms: պալասատվի 〈palasatvi〉 (palasatvi), պալասատըվի 〈palasatəvi〉 (palasatëvi) etymology Distortion of Russian полосатый 〈polosatyj〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɑlɑˈsɑtəvi]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) striped, stripy
Synonyms: գծավոր 〈gcavor〉 (gçavor), զոլավոր 〈zolavor〉 (zolavor), շերտավոր 〈šertavor〉 (šertavor)
պահպանակ 〈pahpanak〉 etymology From xcl պահպանակ 〈pahpanak〉; see below. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. armour
  2. amulet, talisman
  3. (formal) condom
Synonyms: (condom) գանդոն 〈gandon〉 (vulgar)
պաղպաղակ 〈paġpaġak〉 {{was fwotd}} etymology Reduplication of պաղ 〈paġ〉 + ակ 〈ak〉. Compare formally identical xcl պաղպաղակ 〈paġpaġak〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. ice cream
    • quotationՇիրվանզադե, Զուր հույսեր
    • quotationՐաֆֆի, Մինն այսպես, մյուսն այնպես
    • quotationԱԲ, Մթնաձոր
Synonyms: (colloquial) մառոժնի 〈maṙožni〉, մարոժնի 〈marožni〉, (dialectal) դոնդուրմա 〈dondurma〉, տոնտուրմա 〈tonturma〉, տոլտուրմա 〈tolturma〉, (Western Armenian) սառնանույշ 〈saṙnanuyš〉
պամադա 〈pamada〉 etymology From Russian помада 〈pomada〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɑmɑˈdɑ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) lipstick
Synonyms: շրթներկ 〈šrtʻnerk〉 (šrt’nerk)
պայուսակ 〈payusak〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɑjuˈsɑk]
  • (hy-E) [pɑɪˈsɑk]
  • (hy-W) [bɑjuˈsɑɡ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. bag
պաչ 〈pačʻ〉 etymology From the root of պաչել 〈pačʻel〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɑt͡ʃʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) kiss exampleպաչ անել to give a kiss
Synonyms: համբույր 〈hambuyr〉
descendants:
  • Georgian: პაჩი 〈pʼachi〉
պաչել 〈pačʻel〉 etymology Probably a by-form of պագել 〈pagel〉 from the same onomatopoeic source, perhaps influenced by Kurdish maç, paç, Persian ماچ 〈mạcẖ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɑˈt͡ʃʰɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (transitive, colloquial) to kiss exampleթուշը պաչել to kiss on the cheek
Synonyms: համբուրել 〈hamburel〉
պատգամավորացու 〈patgamavoracʻu〉 Alternative forms: պատգամաւորացու 〈patgamaworacʻu〉 {{hy-TAO}} etymology From պատգամավոր 〈patgamavor〉 + ացու 〈acʻu〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɑtɡɑmɑvoɾɑˈt͡sʰu]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (informal) candidate for the post of an MP
պատենտ 〈patent〉 etymology From Russian пате́нт 〈patént〉. The colloquial sense “replica, counterfeit” probably arose by misunderstanding of the term “patent” by lower-class elements. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (intellectual property legal) patent exampleստանալ գյուտի պատենտ to receive a patent for an invention
  2. (colloquial, non-standard) replica, counterfeit, non-genuine copy exampleէս ժամացույցը Ռոլեքսի պատենտ ա this watch is a replica of Rolex
Synonyms: (patent) արտոնագիր 〈artonagir〉
պարսիկ 〈parsik〉 etymology From xcl պարսիկ 〈parsik〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. Persian
  2. (colloquial) any Iranian
related terms:
  • պարսկուհի 〈parskuhi〉
Պարսկաստան 〈Parskastan〉 etymology From xcl Պարսկաստան 〈Parskastan〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɑɾskɑsˈtɑn]
proper noun: {{hy-proper noun}}
  1. (historical) Persia
  2. (colloquial) modern Iran
Synonyms: (Iran) Իրան 〈Iran〉
պենալ 〈penal〉 etymology Adaptation of Russian пена́льти 〈penálʹti〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (soccer, colloquial) penalty
Synonyms: տասնմեկ մետրանոց հարված 〈tasnmek metranocʻ harvac〉, տասնմեկ մետրանոց 〈tasnmek metranocʻ〉
պեչենի 〈pečʻeni〉 etymology From Russian печенье 〈pečenʹe〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɛtʃʰɛˈni]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) cookie, biscuit
Պետերբուրգ 〈Peterburg〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pɛtɛɾˈbuɾɡ]
proper noun: {{hy-proper noun}}
  1. (colloquial) Saint Petersburg
Synonyms: Սանկտ Պետերբուրգ 〈Sankt Peterburg〉
պիլասոս 〈pilasos〉 Alternative forms: պիլիսոս 〈pilisos〉 (pilisos), պիլեսոս 〈pilesos〉 (pilesos) etymology From Russian пылесос 〈pylesos〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pilaˈsos]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (slang, colloquial) vacuum cleaner
Synonyms: փոշեկուլ 〈pʻošekul〉 (p'ošekul), փոշեծծիչ 〈pʻošeccičʻ〉 (p'ošeççič)
պիլասոս անել 〈pilasos anel〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pilaˈsos aˈnɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (slang, colloquial) to vacuum, to clean with vacuum cleaner
պիվա 〈piva〉 etymology From Russian пиво 〈pivo〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [piˈvɑ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) beer պիվի շիշ 〈pivi šiš〉a bottle of beer
Synonyms: գարեջուր 〈gareǰur〉
Պիտաչոկ 〈Pitačʻok〉 etymology From Russian Пятачо́к 〈Pâtačók〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
proper noun: {{hy-proper noun}}
  1. (colloquial) Piglet Winnie's friend
Synonyms: Դնչիկ 〈Dnčʻik〉
պլոր 〈plor〉 etymology From axm պլոր 〈plor〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pəˈloɾ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal, vulgar) testicle
  2. (dialectal, vulgar) scrotum, ball sack
Synonyms: (testicle) ամորձի 〈amorji〉, (scrotum) ամորձապարկ 〈amorjapark〉, փոշտ 〈pʻošt〉
պղինձ 〈pġinj〉 etymology From xcl պղինձ 〈pġinj〉; see below. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pəˈʁindz]
  • (hy-W) [bəˈʁintsʰ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. copper
  2. (colloquial) copper kettle
  3. (rare) copper coin
  4. (as an adjective) made of copper
պճեղ 〈pčeġ〉 etymology From xcl պճեղն 〈pčeġn〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pəˈtʃəʁ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. hoof
  2. (colloquial) toe
  3. (colloquial) foot
  4. (botany) clove, segment (of garlic, orange, walnut, etc.)
Synonyms: (hoof) կճղակ 〈kčġak〉 (kč̣ġak)
Պոլիս 〈Polis〉 etymology Shortening of Կոստանդնուպոլիս 〈Kostandnupolis〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [poˈlis]
  • (hy-W) [boˈlis]
proper noun: {{hy-proper noun}}
  1. (colloquial) Constantinople
Synonyms: Կոստանդնուպոլիս 〈Kostandnupolis〉
պոմիդոր 〈pomidor〉 etymology From Russian помидо́р 〈pomidór〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [pomiˈdoɾ], (Russified) [pɑmiˈdor]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) tomato
Synonyms: լոլիկ 〈lolik〉
պուլպուլակ 〈pulpulak〉 pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{wikipedia}} {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) pulpulak
Synonyms: ցայտաղբյուր 〈cʻaytaġbyur〉
պուճուր 〈pučur〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [puˈt͡ʃuɾ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (informal) small, little exampleպուճուր շնիկ little doggy
  2. (informal) younger exampleպուճուր եղբայր younger brother
պուց 〈pucʻ〉 Alternative forms: dialectal forms recorded in literary-like orthography
  • {{alter}}
, {{alter}}
etymology From axm պուց 〈pucʻ〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (vulgar) cunt, pussy
    • quotationՎահան Իշխանյան, Բեմադրություն՝ երկու տարբերակով
    • quotationՎահան Իշխանյան, Մազեր (2 պատմվածք)
  2. (figuratively, vulgar) woman, girl, ho, broad
    • quotationՎահե Ավետյան, Անկախության բանակ
Synonyms: (pussy) ծակ 〈cak〉
պրիվետ 〈privet〉 etymology From Russian приве́т 〈privét〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
interjection: {{hy-interj}}
  1. (informal, non-literary) hi, hello
Synonyms: բարև 〈barev〉, ողջույն 〈oġǰuyn〉
պրոսպեկտ 〈prospekt〉 etymology From Russian проспе́кт 〈prospékt〉; see it for more. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) avenue
  2. (colloquial, capitalized) specifically, the Mashtots Avenue in Yerevan
Synonyms: (avenue) պողոտա 〈poġota〉
ջահել 〈ǰahel〉 Alternative forms: ջահիլ 〈ǰahil〉 etymology From Persian جاهل 〈jạhl〉, from Arabic جاهل 〈jạhl〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [d͡ʒɑˈhɛl]
  • {{hyphenation}}
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (informal) young
  2. (informal) inexperienced
Synonyms: (young) երիտասարդ 〈eritasard〉
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (informal) young person
  2. (informal) inexperienced person
ջան 〈ǰan〉 Alternative forms: ճան 〈čan〉 (Western Armenian) etymology From axm ջան 〈ǰan〉, from Persian جان 〈jạn〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{wikipedia}} {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) body
  2. (colloquial) life, existence
  3. (colloquial) spirit, soul
  4. (colloquial) vigour, physical might
  5. (colloquial) term of endearment, roughly equivalent to dear or darling, put after the person's name exampleԱրմեն ջա՛ն dear Armen! exampleմամա ջա՛ն dear mother! exampleբալա ջա՛ն dear son!
interjection: {{hy-interj}}
  1. exclamation of joy, pleasure exampleջա՜ն ջա՜ն exclamation of joy, pleasure
related terms:
  • ջանըմ 〈ǰanəm〉, ջանդար 〈ǰandar〉, ջանբեզար 〈ǰanbezar〉, ջանգյուլում 〈ǰangyulum〉, ջանսաղություն 〈ǰansaġutʻyun〉, ջանֆիդան 〈ǰanfidan〉
ջեբ 〈ǰeb〉 Alternative forms: ջէբ 〈ǰēb〉 () etymology From Ottoman Turkish جیب 〈jy̰b〉, from Arabic جيب 〈jyb〉. Modern Turkish spelling is cep. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dʒɛb]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) pocket ջեբը դնել 〈ǰebə dnel〉 (ǰebë dnel) — to put in the pocket
Synonyms: գրպան 〈grpan〉
related terms:
  • ջեբկիր 〈ǰebkir〉
ջիգյար 〈ǰigyar〉 etymology From Persian جگر 〈jgr〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dʒiˈɡjɑɾ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal) liver
  2. (dialectal) liver and lung of a slaughtered animal
  3. (dialectal) heart
  4. (dialectal, figuratively) kin, kinsman
  5. (colloquial) a term of endearment; dear, darling
Synonyms: (liver) լյարդ 〈lyard〉 (lyard)
ջիպ 〈ǰip〉 etymology Vir Russian джип 〈džip〉, from English jeep. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dʒip]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. jeep
  2. (colloquial) any sport utility vehicle (SUV)
ջհուդ 〈ǰhud〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dʒəˈhud]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (offensive, ethnic slur) yid, kike
ջորի 〈ǰori〉 etymology From xcl ջորի 〈ǰori〉; see below. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [dʒoˈɾi]
  • (hy-W) [tʃʰoˈɾi]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. mule
  2. (colloquial) the car
ջրեղեն 〈ǰreġen〉 Alternative forms: ջրեղէն 〈ǰreġēn〉 {{hy-TAO}} etymology From xcl ջրեղէն 〈ǰreġēn〉; see it for more. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [d͡ʒəɾɛˈʁɛn]
  • {{hyphenation}}
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. watery, aqueous
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (collective noun) waters
  2. (collective noun, informal) watery meals
  3. (collective noun, informal) drinks
ռաբիզ 〈ṙabiz〉 Alternative forms: ռաբիս 〈ṙabis〉 (ṙabis) etymology Perhaps an abbreviation of Russian (Rabotniki Iskusstva, "Workers of Art"), a Soviet organization into which performers of folk music were once associated. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [rɑˈbiz]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (music) rabiz
  2. (slang) member of rabiz subculture
Synonyms: (member of rabiz subculture) քյարթու 〈kʻyartʻu〉 (k’yartu)
ռակ 〈ṙak〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [rɑk]
etymology 1 From Russian рак 〈rak〉.
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (Armenia and CIS, colloquial) crawfish, crayfish ռակի պոչ 〈ṙaki počʻ〉 (ṙaki poč) — tail of the crawfish
Synonyms: խեցգետին 〈xecʻgetin〉
etymology 2 From Russian рак 〈rak〉.
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (Armenia and CIS, colloquial, disease) cancer ռակից մեռնել 〈ṙakicʻ meṙnel〉 (ṙakic’ meṙnel) — to die of cancer
Synonyms: քաղցկեղ 〈kʻaġcʻkeġ〉
ռեխ 〈ṙex〉 Alternative forms: ըռեխ 〈əṙex〉 etymology {{etymtwin}} երախ 〈erax〉, borrowed from a New ira language. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (dialectal) mouth of an animal, jaws {{defdate}}
  2. (dialectal, pejorative) mouth of a human, piehole, trap, cakehole
related terms:
  • երախ 〈erax〉
սաղ 〈saġ〉 etymology From Turkish sağ. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɑʁ]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) alive, living, not dead էս կռիսը հըլը սաղ ա 〈ēs kṙisə hələ saġ a〉this rat is still alive սա՞ղ ես 〈sa՞ġ es〉are you OK?
  2. (dialectal, colloquial) unscathed, unhurt, harmless սաղ-սալամաթ 〈saġ-salamatʻ〉harmless, unimpaired
  3. (dialectal, colloquial) all; whole, entire սաղ օրը 〈saġ ōrə〉the whole day սաղդ դեբիլ եք 〈saġd debil ekʻ〉all of you are idiots
Synonyms: (alive) կենդանի 〈kendani〉 (kendani), ողջ 〈oġǰ〉 (oġǰ), (all, whole) բոլոր 〈bolor〉 (bolor), լրիվ 〈lriv〉 (lriv), ողջ 〈oġǰ〉 (oġǰ), ամբողջ 〈amboġǰ〉 (amboġǰ)
related terms:
  • սաղլամ 〈saġlam〉 (saġlam)
  • սաղ-սալամաթ 〈saġ-salamatʻ〉 (saġ-salamat)
սաղանալ 〈saġanal〉 etymology From սաղ 〈saġ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɑʁɑˈnɑl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) to return to life, to revive, to become alive
Synonyms: կենդանանալ 〈kendananal〉 (kendananal)
սաղացնել 〈saġacʻnel〉 etymology From սաղ 〈saġ〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɑʁɑtsʰˈnɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial, transitive) to bring back to life, to revive
Synonyms: կենդանացնել 〈kendanacʻnel〉 (kendanac’nel)
սաղլամ 〈saġlam〉 etymology From Turkish sağlam, from sağ. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɑʁˈlɑm]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) unscathed, unharmed
  2. (dialectal, colloquial) whole, complete, without deficit
related terms:
  • սաղ 〈saġ〉 (saġ)
  • սաղ-սալամաթ 〈saġ-salamatʻ〉 (saġ-salamat’)
սաղ-սալամաթ 〈saġ-salamatʻ〉 etymology From Turkish sağ selamet. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɑʁ sɑlɑˈmɑtʰ]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) unscathed, unhurt, harmless, unimpaired
adverb: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (dialectal, colloquial) safely, safe and sound, soundly
related terms:
  • սաղ 〈saġ〉 (saġ)
  • սաղլամ 〈saġlam〉 (saġlam)
սապոն 〈sapon〉 etymology From axm սապոն 〈sapon〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɑˈpon]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) soap
Synonyms: օճառ 〈ōčaṙ〉
սառ 〈saṙ〉 pronunciation
  • [sɑr]
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. (colloquial, dialectal) alternative form of սառն
սառն 〈saṙn〉 Alternative forms: սառ 〈saṙ〉 (colloquial), սառը 〈saṙə〉 (before consonants) etymology From xcl սառն 〈saṙn〉; see below. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. cold, cool exampleսառը ջուր cold water exampleսառն աշուն cold autumn
  2. (figuratively) unfriendly, cold
Synonyms: (of weather) ցուրտ 〈cʻurt〉
antonyms:
  • տաք 〈takʻ〉
սառույց 〈saṙuycʻ〉 Alternative forms: սառուց 〈saṙucʻ〉 {{qual}} etymology From xcl սառոյց 〈saṙoycʻ〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. ice
սառուց 〈saṙucʻ〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɑˈrut͡sʰ]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) alternative form of սառույց
սասիսկի 〈sasiski〉 Alternative forms: սասիսկա 〈sasiska〉, սոսիսկա 〈sosiska〉, սասիստկա 〈sasistka〉, սասինկա 〈sasinka〉 etymology From Russian соси́ски 〈sosíski〉, plural of соси́ска 〈sosíska〉. The form սասիսկա 〈sasiska〉 / սոսիսկա 〈sosiska〉 is directly from the latter. The form սասիստկա 〈sasistka〉 is influenced by the Russian suffix -истка 〈-istka〉, and the form սասինկա 〈sasinka〉 by the Russian suffix -инка 〈-inka〉. pronunciation {{hy-pron}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial, non-literary) frankfurter, wiener, sausage that is uncooked and small and is used in hot dog or eaten by itself
Synonyms: նրբերշիկ 〈nrberšik〉
սեղմել 〈seġmel〉 etymology From սեղմ 〈seġm〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɛʁˈmɛl], (colloquially) [sɛχˈmɛl]
verb: {{hy-verb}}
  1. to squeeze
  2. (figuratively) to put under pressure
  3. to compress, to condense
սեմուշկա 〈semuška〉 etymology From Russian семечки 〈semečki〉 pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [sɛmuʃˈkɑ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. (colloquial) sunflower seeds
Synonyms: արևածաղիկ 〈arevacaġik〉 (arevaçaġik)
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