լուր

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Armenian լուր ‎(lur); see it for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

լուր ‎(lur)

  1. (piece of) news; report; information; tidings

Declension[edit]


Old Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱl(o)u-ro-, from *ḱlew- ‎(to hear). This roots fills the part of conjugation of լսեմ ‎(lsem, I hear); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

լուր ‎(lur)

  1. hearing, audition
    Աստուած ամենայնիւ լուր է‎ ― Astuac amenayniw lur ē ― the all-hearing God
    զխուլս ի լուր առնել‎ ― zxuls i lur aṙnel ― to cause the deaf to hear
    լուր դնել‎ ― lur dnel ― to listen; to hear
    լուր ի ականջաց լսել‎ ― lur i akanǰacʿ lsel ― to hear with one's own ears
  2. audience
  3. news, account, report, relation
    լուր չարեաց‎ ― lur čʿareacʿ ― bad news, ill news
    լուր առնել‎ ― lur aṙnel ― to warn, to avert; to acquaint; to announce
    լուր լինել‎ ― lur linel ― to he heard; to be announced
    լուր լինել առ ոք‎ ― lur linel aṙ okʿ ― to come to one's knowledge
  4. hearsay, rumour
    ի լրոյ‎ ― i lroy ― by hear-say, by current report
  5. renown, fame
    ելանել լրոյ ուրուք‎ ― elanel lroy urukʿ ― to spread one's fame
  6. discourse, sermon
  7. obedience
  8. noise that wakes or rouses
  9. sound, voice, cry
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Etymology 2[edit]

The origin is uncertain.

Adjective[edit]

լուր ‎(lur)

  1. only
  2. simple, without ornament
    լուր օրworkday

References[edit]

  • Petrosean, H. Matatʿeay V. (1879), “լուր”, in Nor Baṙagirkʿ Hay-Angliarēn [New Dictionary Armenian–English], Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Awetikʿean, G.; Siwrmēlean, X.; Awgerean, M. (1836–1837), “լուր”, in Nor baṙgirkʿ haykazean lezui [New Dictionary of the Armenian Language] (in Old Armenian), Venice: S. Lazarus Armenian Academy
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “լսեմ”, 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 322