ავაზა

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Iranian, according to Hübschmann and Ačaṙyan, via Old Armenian յաւազ (yawaz); see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑvɑzɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ა‧ვა‧ზა

Noun[edit]

ავაზა (avaza) (plural ავაზები)

  1. leopard
  2. hound

References[edit]

  • Čubinov, David (1840), “ავაზა”, in Gruzinsko-russko-francuzskij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian–French Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 6a
  • Čubinov, David (1887), “ავაზა”, in Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 8b
  • Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 199
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “յովազ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, pages 407a