չոբան

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian چوبان (čobân).

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Noun[edit]

չոբան (čʿoban) (traditional orthography spelling չօբան)

  1. (colloquial) shepherd
  2. (colloquial, figuratively) redneck, boor; bumpkin

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  • չօպան” in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1902), Tʿurkʿerēni azdecʿutʿiwnə hayerēni vray ew tʿurkʿerēnē pʿoxaṙeal baṙerə Pōlsi hay žołovrdakan lezuin mēǰ hamematutʿeamb Vani, Łarabałi ew Nor-Naxiǰewani barbaṙnerun [The Influence of Turkish on Armenian and Words Borrowed from Turkish in the Popular Armenian Language of Constantinople in Comparison with the Dialects of Van, Karabakh and Nor Nakhichevan], Moscow, Vagharshapat: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 3), page 279