լուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լուր (lur); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

լուր (lur)

  1. (piece of) news; report; information; tidings

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱl(o)u-ro-, from *ḱlew- (to hear). This roots fills the part of conjugation of լսեմ (lsem, I hear); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

լուր (lur

  1. hearing, audition
    Աստուած ամենայնիւ լուր էAstuac amenayniw lur ē — the all-hearing God
    զխուլս ի լուր առնելzxuls i lur aṙnel — to cause the deaf to hear
    լուր դնելlur dnel — to listen; to hear
    լուր ի ականջաց լսելlur i akanǰacʿ lsel — to hear with one's own ears
  2. audience
  3. news, account, report, relation
    լուր չարեացlur čʿareacʿ — bad news, ill news
    լուր առնելlur aṙnel — to warn, to avert; to acquaint; to announce
    լուր լինելlur linel — to he heard; to be announced
    լուր լինել առ ոքlur linel aṙ okʿ — to come to one's knowledge
  4. hearsay, rumour
    ի լրոյi lroy — by hear-say, by current report
  5. renown, fame
    ելանել լրոյ ուրուքelanel lroy urukʿ — to spread one's fame
  6. discourse, sermon
  7. obedience
  8. noise that wakes or rouses
  9. sound, voice, cry
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Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

լուր (lur

  1. only
  2. simple, without ornament
    լուր օրworkday

References[edit]

  • լուր in Mathias Bedrossian (1879), New Dictionary Armenian–English, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լուր 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
  • 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 322