/ armiːniən /
Member of the largest ethnic group inhabiting Armenia. There are Armenian minorities in Azerbaijan (see Nagorno-Karabakh), as well as in Turkey and Iran. Christianity was introduced to the ancient Armenian kingdom in the 3rd century. There are 4–5 million speakers of Armenian, which belongs to the Indo-European family of languages.
1. A native or inhabitant of Armenia.
2. The Indo-European language spoken predominantly in Armenia; Also called: Armenian language.
3. A writing system having an alphabet of 38 letters in which the Armenian language is written; Also called: Armenian alphabet.