მარგალიტი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian მარგალიტი (margaliṭi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /marɡalitʼi/
  • Hyphenation: მარ‧გა‧ლი‧ტი

Noun[edit]

მარგალიტი (margaliṭi) (plural მარგალიტები)

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

Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Abulaʒe, Ilia (1973), “მარგალიტი”, in Ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 216b
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “մարգարիտ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 278a
  • Blake, Robert P., editor (1934) Epiphanius de Gemmis. The Old Georgian Version and the Fragments of the Armenian Version (Studies and Documents; 2)‎[1], and the Coptic-Sahidic Fragments by Henry De Vis, London: Christophers, page lxvi
  • Čubinov, David (1887), “მარგალიტი, მარგარიტი”, in Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, column 669
  • Riabinin, Michel (1898), “Notes de lexicographie géorgienne. Examen du matériel emprunté”, in Mémoires de la Société de Linguistique de Paris[2] (in French), volume X, page 13