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Letter ա (a) with an umlaut above.



ա̈ (ä)

  1. A letter used in Armenian dialectology. Represents the near-open front vowel: [æ]. Transliterated as ä. Present in the Syunik, Artsakh, Hadrut, Agulis, Akhaltsikhe, and Van regional dialects. Formerly written as ՠ.
    ա̈րին (Syunik dialect)ärinblood
    բա̈ն (Artsakh dialect)bänsomething
    Հա̈դրութ (Hadrut dialect)HädrutʿHadrut (town)
    բա̈՛րա̈ն (Agulis dialect)bä́ränmouth

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  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1911) Hay barbaṙagitutʿiwn. Uruagic ew dasaworutʿiwn hay barbaṙneri (barbaṙagitakan kʿartēsov) [Armenian dialectology: A sketch and classification of Armenian dialects (with a dialect map)] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 8) (in Armenian), Moscow and Nor Nakhichevan: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, page 9
  • Ovsepjan, L. S.; Gevorkjan, G. G. (2013), “Армянские диалекты (общий обзор) [Armenian dialects (general overview)]”, in Yuri B.Koryakov and Andrej A. Kibrik, editors, Языки мира: Реликтовые индоевропейские языки Передней и Центральной Азии [Languages of the World: Relict Indo-European languages of Western and Central Asia]‎[1] (in Russian), Moscow: Academia, page 324