კრვა

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian კრვა (ḳrva), from Proto-Georgian-Zan *ḳar- (to strike), *ḳr- (to beat); see below for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verbal noun[edit]

კრვა (ḳrva) (plural კრვები)

  1. Nonstandard form of კვრა (ḳvra).

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Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *ḳar- (to strike), *ḳr- (to beat).

Starostin compares with Proto-Altaic *k`aŕV (to dig, to beat) and Proto-Indo-European *kerǝ- (to mix).

Ačaṙean derives from Armenian: compare Old Armenian կռուիմ (kṙuim), կռիւ (kṙiw).

Verbal noun[edit]

კრვა (ḳrva)

  1. to strike
  2. to beat
  3. to push

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 221
  • 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 264
  • Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 86
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “կռիւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Starostin, S. A. (2005), “*ḳar- / ḳr-”, in Kartvelian etymological database compiled on the basis of G. Klimov's and Fähnrich-Sarjveladze's etymological dictionaries of Kartvelian languages