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արմազ edit

Where did you find արմազ? What does it supposed to mean? --Vahagn Petrosyan 20:28, 16 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

It’s the word I found for ‘persimmon’ in the Freelang offline dictionary and the Hayastan.com online dictionary. Granted, though, that it’s a word I looked up on my own (that is, I didn’t find it in learning materials per se), and I was surprised I couldn’t find it in the Masis dictionary, so I had no idea how common the word and the fruit might be in Armenia. --Psi-Lord 22:49, 16 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
This is how myths are born. Somebody misspelled արմավ (armav) and crappy online dictionaries spread it (all these dictionaries are very unreliable). As for persimmon, the Eastern sort is common in Armenia and is formally called արքայանարինջ (arkʿayanarinǰ). --Vahagn Petrosyan 10:50, 17 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Hah, now that was interesting (and kind of embarrassing)! :) Thanks a lot!
I personally don’t really use online dictionaries all that much – most words I look up come from the Wiktionary itself. I should’ve remembered about the ISMA Translator, though, because, although I obviously wouldn’t have found any such արմազ, it’d have given me խուրմա (xurma). But then, I’d be left wondering if there wasn’t a more precise word for the Diospyros kaki, and wouldn’t have found արքայանարինջ (arkʿayanarinǰ) (and կորոլյոկ (korolyok)). --Psi-Lord 12:00, 17 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
After a little more research I figured I was a little wrong about արքայանարինջ (arkʿayanarinǰ): it means blood orange, not Diospyros kaki. Diospyros kaki and other persimmons are խուրմա. By the way, you can request Armenian translations like this. --Vahagn Petrosyan 12:28, 17 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks a bunch! I had no idea I could do that! Well, as you may’ve guessed by now, I still have no idea I can do a lot around the Wiktionary, hehe. I’ll definitely be using that, too. --Psi-Lord 22:14, 18 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

farm#Translations edit

Oh, the translation is correct but it's not dictionary material any more than dedicate oneself to farming is. Translations of this style should not appear as one red link, to avoid them having articles. Mglovesfun (talk) 02:07, 25 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Ah, okay, then. Sorry for the trouble. #^^# --Psi-Lord 02:10, 25 January 2010 (UTC)Reply[reply]

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