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ArmenianՀայերէն (Hayeren)

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Armjanski Yazyk, Ena, Ermeni Dili, Ermenice, Somkhuri; Also, in Azerbaijan: Armjanski, Ermenice, Haieren, Somkhuri; in Cyprus: Armjanski, Ermenice, Haieren, Somkhuri; in Georgia: Somkhuri; in Iran: Armani, Armjanski, Erâmani, Ermenice, Haieren, Somekhuri; in Israel: Armjanski, Ermenice, Haieren, Somkhuri; in Lebanon: Armanski, Ermenice, Haieren, Somkhuri; in Syria: Armjanski, Ermenice, Haieren, Somkhuri; in Turkey: Armjanski, Ermenice, Haieren, Somkhuri
  • Dialects: Agulis, Akn, Arabkir, Ararat, Artvin, Artwin, Ashkharik, Astrachan, Astrakhan, Astrakhân, Charberd, Choi-Salmst, Constantinople, Crimea, Diarbekir, Diyarbakir, Dschugha, Dschulfa, Dzhulfa, Eastern Armenian, Erevan, Eriwan, Erzenka, Erzerum, Erzincan, Erzurum, Ewdokia, Hamschen, Hamshen, Istanbul, Izmir, Jolfâ, Karabagh, Karabagh Shamakhi, Karin, Kharberd, Khoi-Salmst, Khvoy, Khvoy-Salmst, Kilikien, Konstantinopel, Krim, Malatia, Malatya, Mus, Musch, North Komedia, Rodosto, Schabin-Karahissar, Schamachi, Sebaste, Shabin-Karahissar, Shamakhi, Smyrna, Syria, Syrien, Tbilisi, Tiflis, Tigranakert, Tokat, Trabzon, Trapezunt, Urmia-Maragha, Urmia-Maragheh, Van, Wan, Western Armenian
  • Scriptures published: Bible (1883--1994) New Testament (1834--1994) Portions (434--1991)
    FCBH (Armenian Church of the Nazarene) See above
    text online See above
    The JESUS Film See above
  • Literacy: Also use Russian [rus]
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Armenia
  • Region: Widespread
  • Also used in: Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Canada, Cyprus, Egypt, Estonia, France, Georgia, Greece, Honduras, Hungary, India, Islamic Republic of Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Lebanon, Gaza Strip, Romania, Russian Federation, Syrian Arab Republic, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, United States, Uzbekistan
  • Religion: Christian (Miaphysite)
  • Status: Statutory national language in Armenia; Recognized language in Iraq; De facto language of national identity in Lebanon; Recognized language in Romania
  • Number of users: 5,902,970 (3,140,000 in Armenia (2001 census); 152,000 in Azerbaijan; 2,740 in Cyprus (1987); 448,000 in Georgia; 171,000 in Iran (1993); 3,000 in Israel (1971); 235,000 in Lebanon (1986); 320,000 in Syria (1993); 40,000 in Turkey (1980))
  • Vitality: National

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)

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