მარგალიტი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian მარგალიტი ‎(margaliṭi).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

მარგალიტი ‎(margaliṭi)

  1. pearl
  2. (figuratively) something that is excellent

Derived terms[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of the same origin as Old Armenian մարգարիտ ‎(margarit). According to Ačaṙyan, perhaps borrowed from it.

Noun[edit]

მარგალიტი ‎(margaliṭi)

  1. pearl
  2. mother-of-pearl

References[edit]

  • մարգարիտ in Hračʿeay Ačaṙean (1971–79), Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words], in 4 vols (second edition), Yerevan: Yerevan State University [Reprint of the original edition: 1926–1935, in 7 volumes, Yerevan], volume III, page 278a
  • მარგალიტი, მარგარიტი” in David Čubinov (1887), Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, column 669
  • Ilia Abulaje (1973), ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)], Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 216b