ერკინა

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Laz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Presumably inherited from Proto-Georgian-Zan *rḳina- ‎(iron); see there for more.

Noun[edit]

ერკინა ‎(erḳina)

  1. iron

Usage notes[edit]

The existence of the word in Laz has been put into doubt by Marr, whose interviewees did not recognize it.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Adjarian, H. (1898), “Étude sur la langue laze”, in Mémoires de la Société de Linguistique de Paris (in French), volume X, page 231
  • Erckert, Roderich von (1895) Die Sprachen des kaukasischen Stammes. I. Theil. Wörterverzeichniss (in German), Vienna: Alfred Hölder, page 57, § 103
  • Klaproth, Julius (1823) Asia polyglotta, Paris: A. Schubart, page 122a
  • Klimov, G. A. (1964) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ kartvelʹskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (in Russian), Moscow: USSR Academy of Sciences, pages 156–157
  • Marr, N. (1910), “ე-რკინა”, 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, page 182b