თავი

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Georgian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian თავი ‎(tavi), from Proto-Kartvelian *taw-; see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʰɑvi/
  • Hyphenation: თა‧ვი

Noun[edit]

თავი ‎(tavi) ‎(plural თავები)

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. chapter
  3. topmost, foremost or leading part.
    1. top (of a mountain, etc.)
    2. end (of a table, etc.)
    3. cap, cover (of a bottle, etc.)
  4. initial part (of an article, chapter, novel, etc.)
    1. cause
  5. head, leader
    1. starter (of a fight, etc.)
  6. (obsolete) important, main
  7. unit
    სამი თავი ნიორი
    sami tavi niori
    three units of garlic

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

თავი ‎(tavi)

  1. self

Derived terms[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *taw- ‎(head)

Noun[edit]

თავი ‎(tavi)

  1. head
  2. topmost, foremost or leading part.
  3. head, leader
    1. starter (of a fight, etc.)
  4. important, main

Descendants[edit]

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 226
  • Georgij A. Klimov (1998), Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages, New York, Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, page 66
  • Heinz Fähnrich (2007), Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary], Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 186
  • Ilia Abulaje (1973), ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)], Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 172