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)

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.

See also[edit]


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]

  • topuria, varlam; kaldani, maksime (1994), “არა”, in svanuri leksiḳoni [Svan Dictionary] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Merani-3 Publishing, page 94
  • liṗarṭeliani, aslan (1994), “არა”, in svanuri leksiḳoni (čoluruli ḳilo) [Svan-Georgian dictionary (Cholur dialect)], Tbilisi, page 28