ճիզվիտ

ArmenianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish جیزویت(cizvit) (Turkish cizvit), from Italian gesuita.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ճիզվիտ (čizvit)

  1. (Catholicism) Jesuit
  2. (figuratively) cunning and untrustworthy person

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Further readingEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “ճիզվիթ”, in Tʿurkʿerēni azdecʿutʿiwnə hayerēni vray ew tʿurkʿerēnē pʿoxaṙeal baṙerə Pōlsi hay žołovrdakan lezuin mēǰ hamematutʿeamb Vani, Łarabałi ew Nor-Naxiǰewani barbaṙnerun [The Influence of Turkish on Armenian, and the Words Borrowed from Turkish in the Vernacular Armenian Language of Constantinople in Comparison with the Dialects of Van, Karabakh and Nor Nakhichevan] (Ēminean azgagrakan žołovacu; 3)‎[1] (in Armenian), Moscow, Vagharshapat: Lazarev Institute of Oriental Languages, 1902