ბევრი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ბევრი ‎(bevri).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɛvri/
  • Hyphenation: ბევ‧რი

Adjective[edit]

ბევრი ‎(bevri) (comparative უფრო ბევრი, superlative ყველაზე ბევრი)

  1. many, much

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Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Ačaṙyan, from Old Armenian բեւր ‎(bewr). But according to Abaev, a borrowing from Alanic should not be excluded (note Digor Ossetian беурӕ ‎(bewræ)). In any case, ultimately from Iranian; see Proto-Iranian *baiwar-.

Adjective[edit]

ბევრი ‎(bevri)

  1. many, much

Numeral[edit]

ბევრი ‎(bevri)

  1. ten thousand

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “բիւր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 453ab
  • Abajev, V. I. (1958) Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 262
  • Čubinov, David (1887), “ბევრი”, in Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 103a
  • čubinašvili, niḳo (1812–1825), “ბევრი”, in kartuli leksiḳoni rusulis targamaniturt [Georgian Explanatory Dictionary with Russian Commentaries], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences
  • Rayfield, Donald, editor (2006), “ბევრი”, in A Comprehensive Georgian–English Dictionary, London: Garnett Press