აზნი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

An Iranian borrowing; compare Manichaean Middle Persian ʾzn (āzn). But according to Ačaṙyan borrowed from Old Armenian ազն (azn). In any case, the Armenian is from the same Iranian source.

Noun[edit]

აზნი (azni)

  1. nobleman

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • აზნი in Niko Čubinašvili (1812–1825), Gruzinskij tolkovyj slovarʹ s russkimi kommentarijami [Georgian Explanatory Dictionary with Russian Commentaries]
  • ազն in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University