նեգր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian негр (negr).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

նեգր (negr)

  1. Negro
    Նեգրերն ապրում են Աֆրիկայում։Negrern aprum en Afrikayum. ― Negroes live in Africa.
  2. (figuratively) someone performing hard manual labor for another person, drudge, slave
    Կարո՞ղ ա գիտես նեգրդ եմ։ Ի՛նքդ արա։Karo?ł a gites negrd em. Ínkʿd ara. ― What am I, your slave? Do it yourself!

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Adjective[edit]

նեգր (negr)

  1. negro

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Usage notes[edit]

The usage of the word նեգր (negr) in Armenian, like that of негр (negr) in Russian, is not considered pejorative.

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