լուռ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լուռ (luṙ); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

լուռ (luṙ)

  1. silent, not talking
    նա լուռ էրna luṙ ēr — he was silent

Adverb[edit]

լուռ (luṙ)

  1. silently
    լուռ լսելluṙ lsel — to listen silently

Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱlusr-, from *ḱlew- (to hear). The word originally meant “one who listens”. See also լսեմ (lsem), մուռ (muṙ).

Adjective[edit]

լուռ (luṙ) (singular genitive լռի, plural genitive լռաց))

  1. mute, silent, taciturn
    լուռ բերանովluṙ beranov — in silence
    լուռ հաւատքluṙ hawatkʿ — absolute, blind faith
    լուռ լինել, կալluṙ linel, kal — to be silent, to keep silence, to remain mute
    լուռ լինել ի թշնամութենէluṙ linel i tʿšnamutʿenē — to cease from being enemies; to conceal enmity
    լուռ լինել յաստիճանէluṙ linel yastičanē — to be deprived of, to be degraded, deposed
    լուռ լե՛րluṙ lér — silence! hush! hold your tongue!
    ի լուռ լե՛րi luṙ lér — do not celebrate!
    չկարէր լուռ կալčʿkarēr luṙ kal — he could not refrain from speaking
    լուռ լուռ, լուռ մուռluṙ luṙ, luṙ muṙ — silently, tacitly, in silence
    զմանկունս լուռ լուռ ուսուցանելzmankuns luṙ luṙ usucʿanel — to teach the children silence

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References[edit]

  • լուռ in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լուռ 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
  • լսել 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, page 317