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Armenian AlphabetEdit

Աա Բբ Գգ Դդ Եե Զզ Էէ Ըը Թթ Ժժ Իի Լլ Խխ Ծծ Կկ Հհ Ձձ Ղղ Ճճ Մմ Յյ Նն Շշ Ոո Չչ Պպ Ջջ Ռռ Սս Վվ Տտ Րր Ցց ՈՒու Փփ Քք և Օօ Ֆֆ


See Genealogy for Armenians pages 104-107 (images 108-111) for typed and handwritten examples of the Armenian alphabet. Note: The sounds and transliterations of the letters as used in the book are for Western Armenian. Some letter sounds will be different in Eastern Armenian (ex: բ = b, գ = g, դ = d, ծ = ts, կ = k, ձ = dz, ճ = ch, պ = p, ջ = j, տ = t).


The following romanization/transliteration table was used to create the English version of place names in the FamilySearch Catalog based on their Armenian names -- ALA-LC Romanization Table for Armenian Note: English place names referring to Armenian cities during the Russian Empire time-period were typically created based on the Russian version of the name. See the ALA-LC Romanization table for Russian.

Handwriting examplesEdit

See Genealogy for Armenians pages 108-119 (images 112-123) for examples of Armenian records with transcriptions and English translations.


Example Armenian Apostolic Church Marriage record:
1903 marriage record - Armenia.JPG