րոպե

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Armenian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Old Armenian րոպէ (ropē, second; moment, instant).

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Noun[edit]

րոպե (rope)

  1. (Eastern Armenian) minute
    Synonym: (Western Armenian) վայրկյան (vayrkyan)
  2. (Western Armenian, rare, Persian Armenian) unspecified short time, moment

Usage notes[edit]

In Old Armenian րոպէ (ropē) denoted a shorter period than a “minute”. In Western Armenian it is used rarely and means an unspecified short time; it has this same meaning in Persian Armenian, but it's a rather common word.

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