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Armenian alphabet
Armenian alphabet.svg
Type Alphabet
Spoken languages Armenian
Time period 405 to the present
Parent systems
Proto-Canaanite alphabet
Sister systems Latin
Cyrillic
Coptic
Unicode range U+0530 to U+058F,
U+FB13 to U+FB17
ISO 15924 Armn
Note: This page may contain IPA phonetic symbols in Unicode.

The Armenian alphabet is an alphabet that has been used to write the Armenian language since the 5th century.

The Armenian word for "alphabet" is այբուբեն (CA, EA: [aɪbubɛn], or WA: [aɪpʰupʰɛn]), named after the first two letters of the Armenian alphabet.

Armenian Alphabet
The monument to the Armenian alphabet in Nicosia, Cyprus

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