ასი

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Georgian[edit]

Georgian cardinal numbers
100
    Cardinal : ასი ‎(asi)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ასი ‎(asi), from Proto-Kartvelian *as₁-. Cognate with Mingrelian ოში ‎(oši), Laz ოში ‎(oši) and Svan აშირ ‎(ašir).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑsi/
  • Hyphenation: ა‧სი

Numeral[edit]

ასი ‎(asi)

  1. (cardinal) hundred

Derived terms[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Fähnrich and Klimov (1985), from Proto-Kartvelian *as₁-. However, Klimov reconstructs Common-Kartvelian *as₁ir- ‎(hundred) in his later works and adds that it might be borrowed from a Semitic source.

Numeral[edit]

ასი ‎(asi)

  1. hundred

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • penrixi (Fähnrich), hainc; sarǯvelaʒe, zurab (2000) kartvelur enata eṭimologiuri leksiḳoni [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 87
  • Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 4
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 41
  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “ასი”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 10