თხილი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Klimov[1] and Fahnrich[2], from Proto-Kartvelian *txil- (hazelnut). Cognate with Mingrelian თხირ (txir), Laz მთხირ (mtxir) and Svan შდიხ (šdix). Also, Armenian տխիլ (txil) may be a Kartvelian loan.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʰxili/
  • Hyphenation: თხი‧ლი

Noun[edit]

თხილი (txili) (plural თხილები)

  1. hazelnut

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Klimov, G. A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 78
  2. ^ Penrixi (Fähnrich), Hainc; Sarǯvelaʒe, Zurab (2000) kartvelur enata eṭimologiuri leksiḳoni [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 250