ვერძი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *werʒ₁- (male, ram). Cognate with Mingrelian ერჟი (erži).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛrdzɪ/
  • Hyphenation: ვერ‧ძი

Noun[edit]

ვერძი (verji) (plural ვერძები)

  1. Aries

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *werʒ₁-, which in turn has been compared to Old Armenian յորձ (yorj, ram) and Proto-Indo-European *u̬ers- (male, ram).

Noun[edit]

ვერძი (verji)

  1. Aries

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • hainc’ p’enrixi, zurab sarǰvelaje (Heinz Fähnrich, Surab Sarjveladze) (2000), k’art’velur enat’a etimologiuri lek’sikoni [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (second edition), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press.
  • Georgij A. Klimov (1998), Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages, New York, Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter
  • “*orj-i-” in Hrach Martirosyan (2010), Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, ISBN 9789004173378, page 538