Wednesday, October 10, 2012
His Holiness Aram I presided over the meeting of the committee to protect the Western Armenian
language in Antelias on October 3. The recently appointed committee consists of 24 linguists from
Canada, Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Lebanon, Portugal, Syria, Turkey, and the United States of
America. Initial proposals included:
1. To draw a final plan of action after receiving comments from specialists not represented on the
2. Compile a list of common mistakes in Western Armenian and propose correct versions.
3. Prepare a dictionary for new technical words and expressions.
4. Initiate and sustain the work in consultation with experienced specialists and experts, and listen
to all suggestions.
Interested linguists are invited to contact the secretary of the committee, Sarkis Guiragossian, by
writing to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.