Armenian Lessons Online
- free Eastern Armenian lessons
- with Armenian language resources such as books and other literature.
- Western and Eastern Armenian language extensions available for free for
was mistakenly considered to be
a dialect of
forms a separate branch
of the Indo-European language family.
however, has borrowed from the Persian
is spoken by the Turkish Armenians and Armenians
in Armenia, in total some
2,850,000 people. Furthermore,
some 1,300,000 people speak
it in other parts of the former Soviet Union,
especially in the neighbouring countries
of Georgia and Azerbaijan. The number of speakers
globaly is estimated at about 5,500,000 people.
There is Eastern or Yerevan Armenian, which is the official language of
the Armenian republic, and Western or Turkish Armenian.
Armenian phonology has been influenced by neighboring
Caucasian languages though the language shows many Indo-European roots.
The language shares a three-way
distinction between voiceless, voiced, and ejective stops and fricatives.
Armenian is written in the Armenian alphabet which was
created by Saint Mesrob
Mashtots in 406 AD.