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 zlusto flea, to clear from fleas
    խայթուած լուոյxaytʿuac luoyflea-bite, flea-biting
    խայթեալ ի լուոյxaytʿeal i luoyflea-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 aṙnelto make known, to bring intelligence, to announce, to publish, to divulgate, to spread the news
    լու լինելlu linelto be heard of, to be announced, to be made known, to be published, promulgated
    լու եղեն բանք նորաlu ełen bankʿ norahis words were heard
    լու ի լուlu i lupublicly, in presence, in the hearing of
    եւ ասէ ցնոսա՝ ինձ լու ի լուew asē cʿnosa, inj lu i luhe told them in my hearing
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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լու”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լու”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “լու”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 315