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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian լրտես(lrtes).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

լրտես ‎(lrtes)

  1. spy
  2. secret agent

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

Usage notesEdit

In colloquial speech Russian шпио́н(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

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լրտես”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy