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ArmenianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Armenian լու (lu); see it for more.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

լու (lu)

  1. flea

DeclensionEdit


Old ArmenianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *pluso- (flea).

NounEdit

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
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Armenian: լու (lu)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱlu-to-, from *ḱlew- (to hear). Related to լսեմ (lsem).

NounEdit

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
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • 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, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page լսեմ
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 315