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#1 GandorTheGreat

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Posted 02 December 2011 - 03:27 PM

Hi, can anyone help me find an English word for "mag-ar-itch"? Or just a simple definition would be very helpful.

I always heard people saying it to someone who had something good or lucky happen in there life. Might be totally off base with my memory.

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:07 AM

Hi, can anyone help me find an English word for "mag-ar-itch"? Or just a simple definition would be very helpful.

I always heard people saying it to someone who had something good or lucky happen in there life. Might be totally off base with my memory.

I doubt that "mag-ar-itch" is Armenian! Maybe it could have been "Hisus bergitch" meaning Jesus Savior or Holy Jesus, people say in amazement when unexpected happens.

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Posted 03 December 2011 - 10:15 AM

It does not sound Armenian, seems to be Russian. I have no idea of its meaning.
See;
http://hyeforum.com/...=1

Maybe Ed and friends can tell us.
Seems like it has to do with "bribe/tip/gratuity/favor"???

She had to pay the 1 thousand ($3 U.S.) as “magarich” or “tip” or money to speed ...

Like these "mint favors" at the checkout of restaurants to sweeten the taste of oinions and garlic?
http://images.weddin...-mint-candy.jpg
:P :P :D :)

Edited by Arpa, 04 December 2011 - 05:45 AM.





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