გუბ

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Bats[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Ačaṙyan, an Armenian borrowing. Compare Old Armenian գուբ (gub), Armenian գուբ (gub).

The borrowing is probably mediated by Georgian.

Noun[edit]

გუბ (gub)

  1. island

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “գուբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 586b
  • Schiefner, Anton (1856) Versuch über die Thusch-Sprache oder die khistische Mundart in Thuschetien (in German), Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 123

Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Ačaṙyan, an Armenian borrowing; compare Old Armenian գուբ (gub), Armenian գուբ (gub).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

გუბ (gub)

  1. (dialectal, Ingilo) lake
  2. (dialectal, Ingilo) bog, marsh

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “գուբ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 586b
  • Erckert, Roderich von (1895) Die Sprachen des kaukasischen Stammes. I. Theil. Wörterverzeichniss (in German), Vienna: Alfred Hölder, § 314, page 127
  • Erckert, Roderich von (1895) Die Sprachen des kaukasischen Stammes. I. Theil. Wörterverzeichniss (in German), Vienna: Alfred Hölder, § 347, page 138