ბრინჯი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian blnj (brinǰ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /brind͡ʒi/
  • Hyphenation: ბრინ‧ჯი
  • (file)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ბრინჯი (brinǯi) (uncountable)

  1. rice

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Bezhta: биринжи (birinži)
  • Mingrelian: ბრინჯი (brinǯi)

Mingrelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Georgian ბრინჯი (brinǯi).

Noun[edit]

ბრინჯი (brinǯi)

  1. rice

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kipšidze, I. (1910) , “ბრინჯი”, in Grammatika mingrelʹskago (iverskago) jazyka s xrestomatijeju i slovarem [Grammar of the Mingrelian (Iverian) Language with a Reader and a Dictionary] (Materialy po jafetičeskomu jazykoznaniju; 7) (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 207b

Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Middle Armenian բռինչ (bṙinčʿ).

Noun[edit]

ბრინჯი (brinǯi)

  1. nettle tree (Celtis spp.)
    • The Georgian Chronicles 85,13-86,1:[1]
      და მუნ დგა ხჱ შუენიერი ბრინჯისაჲ
      da mun dga xē šuenieri brinǯisay
      • Translation by Robert W. Thomson
        there stood an acacia tree

Further reading[edit]

  • Abulaʒe, Ilia (2014) , “ბრინჯი”, in Ʒvelkartuli-ʒvelsomxuri doḳumenṭirebuli leksiḳoni [Old Georgian – Old Armenian Documentary Dictionary], Tbilisi: National Centre of Manuscripts, →ISBN, page 81a
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “բռինչ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 491a
  • Čubinov, David (1887) , “ბრინჯაოს ხე”, in Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, column 117a
  • Maq̇ašvili, Aleksandre (1961) , “აკაკი”, in Boṭaniḳuri leksiḳoni [Botanical Dictionary], 2nd edition, Tbilisi: Sabč̣ota sakartvelo
  • Rayfield, Donald, editor (2006) , “ბრინჯი”, in A Comprehensive Georgian–English Dictionary, London: Garnett Press

References[edit]

  1. ^ Thomson, Robert W. (1996) Rewriting Caucasian History: The Medieval Armenian Adaptation of the Georgian Chronicles. The Original Georgian Texts and the Armenian Adaptation, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 101