განძი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Armenian գանձ (ganj, treasure), itself from Middle Persian 𐭢𐭭𐭰 (ganj, treasure), derived from Old Persian. The borrowing is from Armenian because of the /dz/ sound.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

განძი (ganʒi) (plural განძები)

  1. treasure, buried treasure

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գանձ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press

Mingrelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Armenian գանձ (ganj, treasure), itself from Middle Persian𐭢𐭭𐭰 (ganj, treasure), ultimately derived from Old Persian. The borrowing took place via Armenian as attested from the /dz/ sound.

Noun[edit]

განძი (ganji)

  1. treasure, buried treasure

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գանձ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Kipšidze, I. (1910), “განძი”, 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