չարախօս

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Etymology[edit]

չար (čʿar) +‎ -ա- (-a-) +‎ խօսիմ (xōsim)

Adjective[edit]

չարախօս (čʿaraxōs

  1. evil-speaking, slanderous, backbiting, talebearing, calumniating, detracting, defaming
    չարախօս լեզուčʿaraxōs lezu ― venomous tongue, slanderer, backbiter
    չարախօս լինելčʿaraxōs linel ― to speak ill of, to slander, to detract, to calumniate, to accuse, to defame; to tittle-tattle, to gad about gossiping

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References[edit]

  • չարախօս in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • չարախօս in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy