The Armenian language is an independent branch of the Indo-European language family and is spoken by the Armenian people. It is the official language of the Republic of Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. The language is also widely spoken by the Armenian communities in the Armenian Diaspora. It has its own script, the Armenian alphabet, and has a long literary history, with a fifth-century Bible translation as its oldest surviving text.
This text-book of the 10th grade will give valuable knowledge to students and generally the ones eager to learn the Armenian language. The manual includes the following units: the history of the Armenian language, Old Armenian (grabar), the outstanding schools and centres of Armenology, the structure of the contemporary Armenian, the orthography, lexicology and other branches concerning language study. Approved by RA National Institute of Education.