თუთა

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Georgian[edit]

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თუთა – Morus nigra

Etymology[edit]

Likely an Iranian borrowing. See Persian توت(tut) for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʰutʰɑ/
  • Hyphenation: თუ‧თა

Noun[edit]

თუთა (tuta) (plural თუთები)

  1. mulberry
    Synonym: მჭადა (mč̣ada) (dialectal)

Descendants[edit]

  • Ossetian: тута (tuta)

Further reading[edit]

  • Bläsing, Uwe (2019) , “Die armenischen Pflanzennamen in Peter Simon Pallas’ Flora Rossica. Eine Studie zu Etymologie und sprachlicher Interaktion”, in U. Bläsing, J. Dum-Tragut, T.M. van Lint, editors, Armenian, Hittite, and Indo-European Studies: A Commemoration Volume for Jos J.S. Weitenberg (Hebrew University Armenian Studies; 15) (in German), Leuven: Peeters, pages 24–25
  • Maq̇ašvili, Aleksandre (1961) , “თუთა”, in Boṭaniḳuri leksiḳoni [Botanical Dictionary], 2nd edition, Tbilisi: Sabč̣ota sakartvelo, page 32a
  • Pallas, Peter Simon (1788) , “Morus tatarica”, in Flora Rossica (in Latin), volume I, part II, St. Petersburg: Academy Press, page 9, recorded as tuta

Mingrelian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *tute- (moon). Cognate with Georgian თვე (tve), Laz მთუთა (mtuta) and Svan დოშდულ (došdul).

Proper noun[edit]

თუთა (tuta)

  1. moon
  2. month

References[edit]

  • Kajaia, Otar (2005) , “თუთა”, in megrul-kartuli leksiḳoni [Mingrelian–Georgian Dictionary], online version prepared by Joost Gippert, Frankfurt am Main, published 2001–2004, page 613