გული

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian გული (guli), from Proto-Kartvelian *gul-. Cognate with Svan გუ (gu), გუი (gui), გვი (gvi), Laz გური (guri) and Mingrelian გური (guri).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡuli/
  • Hyphenation: გუ‧ლი
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

გული (guli) (plural გულები)

  1. (anatomy) heart
  2. (card games) heart

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *gul-

Noun[edit]

გული (guli)

  1. heart
  2. will, certain state of mind
  3. middle part of something

Descendants[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

This root has a large number of derivatives in both the Old Georgian and the Modern Georgian languages. See Fähnrich-Sarjveladze, p. 155.

References[edit]

  • penrixi (Fähnrich), hainc; sarǯvelaʒe, zurab (2000) kartvelur enata eṭimologiuri leksiḳoni [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 155
  • Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 35
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 116
  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “გული”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 98