ალაგი

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ალაგი (alagi, road, way), according to Ačaṙean borrowed from Old Armenian աղագ (ałag, road way). The Armenian word itself has no secure etymology.

Cognate with Mingrelian ოლაგე (olage). Compare Laz ალაგა (alaga), ალარგა (alarga).

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ალაგი (alagi) (plural ალაგები)

  1. place
  2. service, job

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “աղագ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 117b
  • čubinašvili, niḳo (1812–1825), “ალაგი”, in kartuli leksiḳoni rusulis targamaniturt [Georgian Explanatory Dictionary with Russian Commentaries], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences