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The Western Armenian Language Thread

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  • Re: The Western Armenian Language Thread

    I have 2 PDF books for learning Armenian, if it's not against the terms I can share them here...


    • Re: The Western Armenian Language Thread

      Originally posted by TomServo View Post
      Going to bump this...

      My problem is knowing when to use all those letters that sound the same (in Western Armenian). For example, the proper spelling of the Armenian word "mud" is ցեխ but ց and ձ sound similar and I forget which to use. Is there a rule for this, Federate?
      Unfortunately, the only rule is memorization of which letter to use.

      Originally posted by CilicianArch View Post
      I have 2 PDF books for learning Armenian, if it's not against the terms I can share them here...
      I wouldn't do it if it's copyrighted material.


      • Re: The Western Armenian Language Thread

        Originally posted by jgk3 View Post
        Unfortunately, the only rule is memorization of which letter to use.

        I wouldn't do it if it's copyrighted material.
        Agreed. It just becomes a habit to know which letter to use the more you write it. There are rules for ր and ռ for example (ն-էն առաջ ռ կու գայ with possible exceptions) but most of these do not have rules.

        P.S. If you know the Eastern Armenian pronunciations, you can try to say the words that way in your head and based on that, choose the right letter )
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