ურია

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian հրեայ (hreay), *հուրեայ (*hureay).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /uriɑ/
  • Hyphenation: უ‧რი‧ა

Noun[edit]

ურია (uria) (plural ურიები)

  1. (obsolete) Jew

Usage notes[edit]

  • This word, unlike ებრაელი (ebraeli), used to carry negative and often offensive connotations.

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “հրեայ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press