լրտես

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լրտես (lrtes).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

լրտես (lrtes)

  1. spy

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Usage notes[edit]

In Armenia and ex-USSR countries colloquially Russian шпион (špión) is used instead.


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

լուր (lur) +‎ տեսանեմ (tesanem)

Noun[edit]

լրտես (lrtes

  1. spy, informer
  2. betrayer, traitor
  3. emissary
  4. scout

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

  • լրտես in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy