გუერი

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Laz[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *mgel- ‎(wolf). Cognates are Georgian მგელი ‎(mgeli) and Mingrelian გერი ‎(geri).

Ultimately derived from Armenian. Compare Old Armenian գայլ ‎(gayl).

Noun[edit]

გუ̂ერი ‎(güeri)

  1. wolf

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գայլ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Marr, N. (1910), “გუერი”, in Grammatika čanskago (lazskago) jazyka s xrestomatijeju i slovarem [Grammar of the Chan (Laz) Language with a Reader and a Dictionary] (Materialy po jafetičeskomu jazykoznaniju; 2) (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences

Mingrelian[edit]

Noun[edit]

გუერი ‎(gueri)

  1. Alternative form of გვერი ‎(gveri)