კირი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via Old Armenian կիր (kir, lime) ultimately from Sumerian 𒌋𒀜 (gir, oven, kiln). See there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

კირი (ḳiri) (plural კირები)

  1. lime, calcium oxide

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կիր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 594a

Laz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Georgian კირი (ḳiri). See it for more.

Noun[edit]

კირი (ḳiri)

  1. (Batumi) lime

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 367
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կիր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 594a
  • Marr, N. (1910), “კირი”, 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 155b

Mingrelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Georgian კირი (ḳiri). See it for more.

Noun[edit]

კირი (ḳiri)

  1. lime

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Kobalia A. (2010), მეგრული ლექსიკონი (Megruli leksiḳoni) [Megrelian Dictionary], Colchian Series 7, Artanuji Publishers, Tbilisi, ISBN 978-9941-421-14-3