լրտես

ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian լրտես ‎(lrtes).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

լրտես ‎(lrtes)

  1. spy

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Usage notesEdit

In Armenia and ex-USSR countries colloquially Russian шпион ‎(špión) is used instead.


Old ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

լուր ‎(lur) +‎ տեսանեմ ‎(tesanem)

NounEdit

լրտես ‎(lrtes

  1. spy, informer
  2. betrayer, traitor
  3. emissary
  4. scout

DeclensionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • լրտես in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
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