The Alternative Armenian Dictionary: նեգր

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նեգր 〈negr〉 etymology From Russian негр 〈negr〉. pronunciation
  • (hy-E) [ˈnɛɡəɾ], (colloquial) [ˈnɛɡər]
  • {{hyphenation}}
noun: {{hy-noun}}
  1. Negro exampleՆեգրերն ապրում են Աֆրիկայում։ Negroes live in Africa.
  2. (figuratively) someone performing hard manual labor for another person, drudge, slave exampleԿարո՞ղ ա գիտես նեգրդ եմ։ Ի՛նքդ արա։ What am I, your slave? Do it yourself!
adjective: {{hy-adj}}
  1. negro
The usage of the word in Armenian, like that of негр 〈negr〉 in Russian, is not considered pejorative.

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