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 ērhe was silent

Adverb[edit]

լուռ (luṙ)

  1. silently
    լուռ լսելluṙ 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 բերանովluṙ beranovin silence
    լուռ հաւատքluṙ hawatkʿabsolute, blind faith
    լուռ լինել, կալluṙ linel, kalto be silent, to keep silence, to remain mute
    լուռ լինել ի թշնամութենէluṙ linel i tʿšnamutʿenēto cease from being enemies; to conceal enmity
    լուռ լինել յաստիճանէluṙ linel yastičanēto be deprived of, to be degraded, deposed
    լուռ լե՛րluṙ lérsilence! hush! hold your tongue!
    ի լուռ լե՛րi luṙ lérdo not celebrate!
    չկարէր լուռ կալčʿkarēr luṙ kalhe could not refrain from speaking
    լուռ լուռ, լուռ մուռluṙ luṙ, luṙ muṙsilently, tacitly, in silence
    զմանկունս լուռ լուռ ուսուցանելzmankuns 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