Ճապոնիա

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a European language: compare obsolete English Japonia, New Latin Japonia, Italian Giappone. Transliterated into Armenian following Western Armenian pronunciation of the letter ճ (č), which is [d͡ʒ], as in Ճավա (Čava), Ճամայկա (Čamayka), Ճենովա (Čenova), ճիզվիտ (čizvit).

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Ճապոնիա (Čaponia)

  1. Japan
    Synonyms: Ճափոն (Čapʿon) (Western Armenian), Յապոնիա (Yaponia) (obsolete)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Barsełyan, Hovhannes (2006), “Ašxarhagrakan anunneri hayeren taṙadarjutʿyan masin orošum [A Decision on Armenian Transcription of Geographic Names]”, in Terminabanakan ew ułłagrakan tełekatu [Terminological and Orthographic Reference Book]‎[1] (in Armenian), 6th edition, Yerevan: 9-rd hrashalik, →ISBN, page 55
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Ճապոնիա on the Armenian Wikipedia.Wikipedia hy