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 ēr ― he was silent

Adverb[edit]

լուռ ‎(luṙ)

  1. silently
    լուռ լսել‎ ― luṙ lsel ― to 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 beranov ― in silence
    լուռ հաւատք‎ ― luṙ hawatkʿ ― absolute, blind faith
    լուռ լինել, կալ‎ ― luṙ linel, kal ― to be silent, to keep silence, to remain mute
    լուռ լինել ի թշնամութենէ‎ ― luṙ linel i tʿšnamutʿenē ― to cease from being enemies; to conceal enmity
    լուռ լինել յաստիճանէ‎ ― luṙ linel yastičanē ― to be deprived of, to be degraded, deposed
    լուռ լե՛ր‎ ― luṙ lér ― silence! hush! hold your tongue!
    ի լուռ լե՛ր‎ ― i luṙ lér ― do not celebrate!
    չկարէր լուռ կալ‎ ― čʿkarēr luṙ kal ― he could not refrain from speaking
    լուռ լուռ, լուռ մուռ‎ ― luṙ luṙ, luṙ muṙ ― silently, tacitly, in silence
    զմանկունս լուռ լուռ ուսուցանել‎ ― zmankuns luṙ luṙ usucʿanel ― to teach the children silence

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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, a.k.a. NHB], in 2 vols, Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • լսել in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan]
  • Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 317