պատենտ

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Etymology[edit]

From Russian пате́нт (patént).

The colloquial sense “replica, counterfeit” probably arose by misunderstanding of the term “patent” by lower-class elements.

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պատենտ (patent)

  1. (intellectual property law) patent
    ստանալ գյուտի պատենտstanal gyuti patent ― to receive a patent for an invention
  2. (colloquial, nonstandard) replica, counterfeit, non-genuine copy
    էս ժամացույցը Ռոլեքսի պատենտ աēs žamacʿuycʿə Ṙolekʿsi patent a ― this watch is a replica of Rolex

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