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Nature and Environment Vocabulary in Armenian

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Understanding the vocabulary related to nature and the environment is crucial for anyone looking to learn Armenian, engage with local speakers while traveling, or simply wishing to expand their language proficiency. The following list includes a variety of essential terms along with their definitions and example sentences in this beautiful language.

բնություն (pronunciation: bnut’yun) – Nature
This word encompasses nature as a whole, including all its elements like plants, animals, landscapes, and other features and products of the earth that are not created by humans.
Մենք այսօր շրջայցում ենք բնությունում։ (Menk’ aysor shrjaytsum yenk’ bnut’yunum.) – We are taking a nature walk today.

անտառ (pronunciation: antar) – Forest
Armenia is home to lush forests, and the term ‘antar’ refers to a large area covered chiefly by trees and undergrowth.
Անտառում հնչում է թռչունների ձայնը։ (Antarum hnch’um e t’rrch’unnery dzayne.) – The sound of birds is heard in the forest.

գետ (pronunciation: get) – River
A river is a large natural stream of water that flows towards an ocean, a lake, or another river, and ‘get’ is the Armenian word for it.
Մենք գետի ափին երկարայցել ենք։ (Menk’ geti apin erkaraits’el yenk’.) – We walked along the riverbank for a long time.

լիճ (pronunciation: lich) – Lake
The word ‘lich’ describes a body of still water surrounded by land.
Սևանա լիճը հիանալի է ամառվա ժամանակ։ (Sevana lichy hianali e amarrva zamanak.) – Lake Sevan is beautiful in the summertime.

լեռ (pronunciation: lerr) – Mountain
Armenia, known for its rugged landscape, uses the term ‘lerr’ to mean mountain or peak.
Արարատ լեռը Արմենիայի սիմվոլն է։ (Ararat lerry Armeniai simvoln e.) – Mount Ararat is the symbol of Armenia.

եղանակ (pronunciation: yeghanak) – Weather
The term ‘yeghanak’ refers to the state of the atmosphere at a particular time, including things such as temperature, precipitation, and wind.
Այսօր եղանակը արևոտ է։ (Aysor yeghanaky arevot e.) – The weather is sunny today.

շրջապատ (pronunciation: shrjapat) – Environment
The word ‘shrjapat’ sums up the natural world as it surrounds and affects individuals and communities.
Մենք պետք է խնայենք մեր շրջապատը։ (Menk’ petk’ e khnayenk’ mer shrjapaty.) – We must take care of our environment.

պատահարներ (pronunciation: pataharner) – Disasters
This term is used to describe catastrophic events that cause severe alterations to the environment, often including loss of life or property.
Բնական պատահարները լուրջ հետևանքներ ունեն։ (Bnakan pataharner@ lurj hetevank’ner unen.) – Natural disasters have serious consequences.

փայտ (pronunciation: payt) – Wood
Used not just in the context of construction material, ‘payt’ refers to the material that comes from trees.
Նա նոր փայտե աթոռ գնեց։ (Na nor payte at’orr gnets’.) – He bought a new wooden chair.

աղավնի (pronunciation: aghavni) – Pollution
‘aghavni’ refers to the presence of harmful substances in the environment, which is a growing concern worldwide.
Մենք բոլորս պետք է փորձենք նվազեցնել շրջապատում աղավնումը։ (Menk’ bolorys petk’ e p’ordzenk’ nvazets’nel shrjapatum aghavnumy.) – We all must try to reduce pollution in the environment.

By incorporating these essential nature and environment-related words into your Armenian vocabulary, you can begin to have more meaningful conversations and descriptions about the stunning landscapes and environmental concerns pertinent to Armenia and beyond.

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