The Alternative Armenian Dictionary: եղբայր

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եղբայր 〈eġbayr〉 Alternative forms: յեղբայր 〈yeġbayr〉 {{hy-RAO}}, ախպեր 〈axper〉, ախպար 〈axpar〉 (dialectal), ապեր 〈aper〉 (dialectal, diminutive) etymology Borrowing from xcl եղբայր. All dialectal forms point to xcl , which is either a modification of եղբայր 〈eġbayr〉 or is its byform. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [jɛχˈpɑjɾ]
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. brother
  2. (informal) bro, buddy, pal informal form of address to a male of equal age
related terms:
  • եղբայրական 〈eġbayrakan〉
  • եղբայրություն 〈eġbayrutʻyun〉

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