ա

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Character  ա 
Unicode name ARMENIAN SMALL LETTER AYB
Codepoint U+0561
See also: -ա-, պ, w, and ɯ

Armenian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Letter[edit]

ա

ա lowercase (uppercase Ա)

  1. The first letter of the Armenian alphabet, called այբ (ayb). Represents open back unrounded vowel: IPA(key): [ɑ]. Transliterated as a.
  2. The numeral 1 in Armenian numbering.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Jasmine Dum-Tragut (2009), Armenian: Modern Eastern Armenian, Amsterdam, Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company, § 1.1.1, page 13, ISBN 9789027238146

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

ա (a)

  1. (dialectal, colloquial) Alternative form of է (ē).
    Գլուխս ցավում ա։
    Gluxs c’avum a.
    My head hurts.