- nouna writing system having an alphabet of 38 letters in which the Armenian language is written• Syn: ↑Armenian• Hypernyms: ↑alphabet
* * *nounUsage: usually capitalized 1st A: the alphabet of 38 letters in which Armenian is written and of which the invention is ascribed to the bishop Mesrob in the early 5th century A.D.
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