ბურჯი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic بُرْج(burj)[1][2] or Classical Persian برج(burj)[3].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /burdʒi/
  • Hyphenation: ბურ‧ჯი

Noun[edit]

ბურჯი (burǯi) (plural ბურჯები)

  1. bastion
  2. pier of a bridge
  3. (obsolete) zodiac
  4. (obsolete) constellation

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Hübschmann, Heinrich (1897) Armenische Grammatik. 1. Theil: Armenische Etymologie (in German), Leipzig: Breitkopf & Härtel, page 393
  2. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979) , “պուրճ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 105a
  3. ^ Čubinov, David (1840) , “ბურჯი”, in Gruzinsko-russko-francuzskij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian–French Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 63b

Further reading[edit]

  • Rayfield, Donald, editor (2006) , “ბურჯი”, in A Comprehensive Georgian–English Dictionary, London: Garnett Press