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Adjectives – The Basics

Normally, the adjective goes before the noun. Easy enough! That’s actually just like English. He is a rich Armenian. Հարուստ հայ մըն է։ haroosd hay mun e She is a pretty girl. Ան գեղեցիկ աղջիկ մըն է։ an keghetsig aghchig mun e Adjectives can be predicates. Think of the difference between the sentences, “She is a rich woman,” and, “She is rich.”. The sentences both start with “She is”, but use adjectives quite differently. In Armenian, the verb goes at the end. The order of the adjective and the noun changes instead. Now the order is Subject, Predicate, Copula (the…

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An Indefinite Article

Vocabulary boy տղայ dghah girl աղջիկ agchig book գիրք kirk cat կատու gadoo The Article This post is in direct contrast to the one on definite articles. It doesn’t have to be The Book, it can be A Book! Doesn’t matter which one. The indefinite article is մը. It is placed after the word. a book գիրք մը kirk muh a boy տղայ մը dghah muh a cat կատու մը gadoo muh Before the present or imperfect form of the verb “to be” (ես, etc) or “also” (ալ), the form մըն is used. He is a boy. Տղայ մըն է։…

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Quiz – Level 1 Part 2 – Answers

Here’s the answers for the second part of the Level 1 quiz!Please try to finish the quiz before you look at the answers – at the very least, show yourself how far you can get! The book is good. Գիրքը լաւ է։ The night is cold. Իրիկունը պաղ է։ Thank you. Շնորհակալութիւն։ Hello! How are you? Բարեւ։ ի՞նչպէս ես։ The mother and father are not here. Հայրը եւ մայրը հոն չեն։ How is the weather? Օդը ի՞նչպէս է։ We are well. Մենք աղէկ ենք The number is not correct. Թիւը ճիշդ չէ։ It is very rainy. Օդը շատ անձրեւոտ է։…

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Quiz – Level 1 Part 2

Here’s the second part of the Level 1 quiz, using the vocab on the site so far. These are basic sentences in English that can be translated into Armenian in potentially a few different ways. Try to work out a possible answer or two for each! I’ll put up some potential answers in the next post. Good luck! The book is good. The night is cold. Thank you. Hello! How are you? The mother and father are not here. How is the weather? We are well. The number is not correct. It is very rainy. He is well. They are…

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Quiz – Level 1 – Answers

These are the answers to the quiz from yesterday. Անիկա հոս չէ։ It is not here. Տղան շատ բարի է։ The boy is very good. Օդը ի՞նչպէս է։ How’s the weather? Դուք ո՞ւր էք։ Where are you? Թիւը ճիշդ է։ It is the right number. Անոնք գէշ չեն։ They are not bad. Շնորհակալութիւն։ Thank you. Օդը անձրեւոտ չէ։ The weather is not rainy. Մարդն ու տղան են։ They are the man and the boy. Ես շատ լաւ չեմ։ I am not very good. Գիրքը լաւ չէ։ It’s not a good book. Մենք աղէկ ենք։ We’re fine. Ան աղէկ չէ։ He’s…

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