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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