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 էր‎ ― na luṙ ērhe was silent

Adverb[edit]

լուռ (luṙ)

  1. silently
    լուռ լսել‎ ― luṙ lselto 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)

  1. mute, silent, taciturn
    լուռ բերանով‎ ― luṙ beranovin silence
    լուռ հաւատք‎ ― luṙ hawatkʿabsolute, blind faith
    լուռ լինել, կալ‎ ― luṙ linel, kalto be silent, to keep silence, to remain mute
    լուռ լինել ի թշնամութենէ‎ ― luṙ linel i tʿšnamutʿenēto cease from being enemies; to conceal enmity
    լուռ լինել յաստիճանէ‎ ― luṙ linel yastičanēto be deprived of, to be degraded, deposed
    լուռ լե՛ր‎ ― luṙ lérsilence! hush! hold your tongue!
    ի լուռ լե՛ր‎ ― i luṙ lérdo not celebrate!
    չկարէր լուռ կալ‎ ― čʿkarēr luṙ kalhe could not refrain from speaking
    լուռ լուռ, լուռ մուռ‎ ― luṙ luṙ, luṙ muṙsilently, tacitly, in silence
    զմանկունս լուռ լուռ ուսուցանել‎ ― zmankuns luṙ luṙ usucʿanelto teach the children silence

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References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լուռ”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լուռ”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “լսել”, 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 317