Ottoman Turkish edit


Etymology edit

Borrowed from French lori, itself from Malay luri.

Noun edit

لوری (lori, lory)

  1. lorikeet, lory, any of various brightly coloured parrots native to Australasia

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: lori

Further reading edit

Urdu edit

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Etymology edit

Inherited from Prakrit 𑀮𑁄𑀭 (lora), 𑀮𑁄𑀮 (lola) + Middle Indo-Aryan -𑀇𑀓𑀸- (-ikā-), from Sanskrit लोल (lola).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

لوری (lorīf (Hindi spelling लोरी)

  1. lullaby

Declension edit

Declension of لوری
singular plural
direct لوری (lorī) لوریاں (loriyā̃)
oblique لوری (lorī) لوریوں (loriyō̃)
vocative لوری (lorī) لوریو (loriyō)

References edit

  • لوری”, in اُردُو لُغَت (urdū luġat) (in Urdu), Ministry of Education: Government of Pakistan, 2017.
  • لوری”, in ریخْتَہ لُغَت (rexta luġat) - Rekhta Dictionary [Urdu dictionary with meanings in Hindi & English], Noida, India: Rekhta Foundation, 2024.
  • Turner, Ralph Lilley (1969–1985) “*lōḍa”, in A Comparative Dictionary of the Indo-Aryan Languages, London: Oxford University Press, page 649