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 an extremely large number of derivatives in both the Old Georgian and the Modern Georgian languages. See Fähnrich-Sarjveladze, p. 155.

References[edit]

  • Heinz Fähnrich, Surab Sarjveladze (2000), kartvelur enata eṭimologiuri leksiḳoni [Etimological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (second edition), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 155
  • Georgij A. Klimov (1998), Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages, New York, Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, page 35
  • Heinz Fähnrich (2007), Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary], Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 116
  • Ilia Abulaje (1973), ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)], Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 98