მგოსანი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian მგოსანი ‎(mgosani).

Noun[edit]

მგოსანი ‎(mgosani)

  1. (archaic) chorister; singer
  2. poet, bard

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References[edit]

  • Rayfield, Donald, editor (2006), “მგოსანი”, in A Comprehensive Georgian–English Dictionary, London: Garnett Press

Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Parthian gwsʾn ‎(gōsān), either directly or via Armenian.

Noun[edit]

მგოსანი ‎(mgosani)

  1. minstrel, gusan

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “գուսան”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 598a
  • Asatrjan, G. S. (2013), “Parfjanskoje gōsān [Parthian gōsān]”, in Toxtasʹjev S. R., Lurʹje P. B., editors, Commentationes Iranicae. Sbornik statej k 90-letiju Vladimira Aronoviča Livšica[1] (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Nestor-Istorija, ISBN 978-5-4469-0127-2, page 104
  • Bailey, H. W. (1934), “Iranica (II)”, in Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society[2], issue 3, page 514
  • von Stackelberg, R. (1894), “Lexicalisches aus ‘Wīs ō Rāmīn’”, in Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft[3] (in German), volume 48, pages 490–497