თვალი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian თუალი(tuali), from Proto-Kartvelian *twal-. Cognate with Mingrelian თოლი(toli), Laz თოლი(toli) and Svan შდულ(šdul, embrasure, loophole). Klimov also lists Svan თე(te) and თერ(ter) as cognates, but others consider it a reflex of a different source.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

თვალი ‎(tvali) ‎(plural თვალები)

  1. eye
    შეუიარაღებელი თვალი
    šeuiaraɣebeli tvali
    naked eye
  2. precious stone

Inflection[edit]

(eye):

.Georgian.inflection-table tr:hover
{
        background-color:#EBEBEB;
}

(precious stone):

.Georgian.inflection-table tr:hover
{
        background-color:#EBEBEB;
}

Derived terms[edit]