մուռ

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Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a rhyme-formation from լուռ (luṙ); compare լուռ-մուռ (luṙ-muṙ, silent, silently). Alternatively, from Proto-Indo-European sound-symbolic *mū- and related to մունջ (munǰ).

Adjective[edit]

մուռ (muṙ

  1. mute, silent
    լուռ-մուռ, լուռ մուռluṙ-muṙ, luṙ muṙ ― silent, silently

Descendants[edit]

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
  • մուռ 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 486, 487