არა

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See also: არა-

Georgian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

არა ‎(ara)

  1. no

Particle[edit]

არა ‎(ara)

  1. Alternative form of არ ‎(ar)

See also[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • The particles არა ‎(ara) and არ ‎(ar) are used interchangebly.
  • The adverb არა ‎(ara) is a negating adverb, and is used answers when answering questions.

Svan[edit]

Svan cardinal numbers
 <  7 8 9  > 
    Cardinal : არა ‎(ara)
    Ordinal : ­? ‎(­?)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *arwa-, from Proto-Semitic *ʔarbaʕ- ‎(four). Cognates include Georgian რვა ‎(rva) and Mingrelian რუო ‎(ruo), ბრუო ‎(bruo).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑrɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ა‧რა

Numeral[edit]

არა ‎(ara)

  1. eight

References[edit]

  • არა in Varlam Topuria, Maxime Kaldani (2000), svanuri leksiḳoni [Svan dictionary], Tbilisi: Merani-3 Publishing, page 94
  • არა in Aslan Liparteliani (1994), svanuri leksiḳoni (čoluruli ḳilo) [Svan-Georgian dictionary (Cholur dialect)], Tbilisi, page 28