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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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1902), “չօպան”, in 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] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 3) (in Armenian), Moscow, Vagharshapat: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 279