- of or relating to Armenia, its inhabitants, or their language.
- a native of Armenia.
- the language of the Armenians, an Indo-European language written in a distinctive script dating from the 5th century. Abbreviation: Arm
Origin of Armenian
Examples from the Web for armenian
He mistrusted the “shish-kebab temperament” of the conductor, the Armenian Alexander Melik-Pashayev.When Stalin Met Lady Macbeth
November 9, 2014
The Kardashian clan helms from Karakale, a village situated in Eastern Turkey close to the Armenian border.
“I was raised with a huge Armenian influence, always hearing stories of Armenia, celebrating Armenian holidays,” said Kim.
Last September, Putin paid a visit to Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan, three months before the Vilnius Summit.Putin’s Power Grab: First Armenia, Now Ukraine
December 4, 2013
Soon after Putin invited Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan in the Kremlin for a long one-on-one meeting.E.U. Fight Club: Russia Dukes It Out With Ex-Soviet Satellites Over E.U. Membership
October 25, 2013
You have selected the name of an Armenian famous in history.It Happened in Egypt
C. N. Williamson
But the Armenian answered that he wished to fight with neither.Cyropaedia
There is a new Roman Catholic priest here, formerly an Armenian.Journal of a Residence at Bagdad
Her mother might have been a Jewess or an Armenian or devil knew what.Under Western Eyes
Ainsworth speaks of the cold in the nights on these Armenian uplands, p. 173.
- a native or inhabitant of Armenia or an Armenian-speaking person elsewhere
- the language of the Armenians: an Indo-European language probably belonging to the Thraco-Phrygian branch, but containing many non-Indo-European elements
- an adherent of the Armenian Church or its doctrines
- of or relating to Armenia, its inhabitants, their language, or the Armenian Church
Word Origin and History for armenian
1590s, "a native of Armenia," from Armenia (late 14c. in English), place name traced to 521 C.E., but of uncertain origin. As the name of the language, by 1718; as an adjective, by 1727.