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]

  • čubinašvili, niḳo (1812–1825), “აზნი”, in kartuli leksiḳoni rusulis targamaniturt [Georgian Explanatory Dictionary with Russian Commentaries], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ազն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press