լու

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լու (lu); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

լու (lu)

  1. flea

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pluso- (flea).

Noun[edit]

լու (lu

  1. flea
    մաքրել, որոնել զլուսmakʿrel, oronel zlus — to flea, to clear from fleas
    խայթուած լուոյxaytʿuac luoy — flea-bite, flea-biting
    խայթեալ ի լուոյxaytʿeal i luoy — flea-bitten
  2. a kind of a sea fish
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱlu-to-, from *ḱlew- (to hear). Related to լսեմ (lsem).

Noun[edit]

լու (luindeclinable

  1. the hearing, the act of hearing
    լու առնելlu aṙnel — to make known, to bring intelligence, to announce, to publish, to divulgate, to spread the news
    լու լինելlu linel — to be heard of, to be announced, to be made known, to be published, promulgated
    լու եղեն բանք նորաlu ełen bankʿ nora — his words were heard
    լու ի լուlu i lu — publicly, in presence, in the hearing of
    եւ ասէ ցնոսա՝ ինձ լու ի լուew asē cʿnosa, inj lu i lu — he told them in my hearing
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References[edit]

  • լու in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լու in Gabriēl Awetikʿean, Xačʿatur Siwrmēlean, Mkrtičʿ Awgerean (1836–37), Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լու and լսեմ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 315