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]

  • Heinz Fähnrich, Surab Sarjveladze (2000), k’art’velur enat’a etimologiuri lek’sikoni [Etimological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (second edition), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 87
  • Georgij A. Klimov (1998), Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages, New York, Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, page 4
  • Heinz Fähnrich (2007), Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary], Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 41
  • Ilia Abulaje (1973), jveli k’art’uli enis lek’sikoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)], Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 10