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 lezuvenomous tongue, slanderer, backbiter
    չարախօս լինելčʿaraxōs linelto 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]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “չարախօս”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “չարախօս”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy