ბაწარი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ბაწარი ‎(bac̣ari), from Proto-Georgian-Zan *bac̣-. Cognate with ბაწკი ‎(bac̣ḳi, thread, string).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɑtsʼɑri/
  • Hyphenation: ბა‧წა‧რი

Noun[edit]

ბაწარი ‎(bac̣ari) ‎(plural ბაწრები)

  1. packthread, ratlin, ratline, string, whipcord, rope

Declension[edit]

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Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

No cognates are found in other Kartvelian languages, however Proto-Georgian-Zan *bac̣- is reconstructable via internal reconstruction. Starostin further compares it with Proto-Indo-European *bhasko- ‎(heap, bundle, fascicle) as well as other comparisons in the controversial Nostratic theory.

Noun[edit]

ბაწარი ‎(bac̣ari)

  1. tether
  2. rope

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “ბაწარი”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 30
  • "*bac̣-" in Starostin's online database