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]

  • მგოსანი” in Donald Rayfield (2006), 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]

  • գուսան 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 I, page 598a
  • G. S. Asatrjan (Gaṙnik Asatryan) (2013), Parfjanskoje gōsān [Parthian gōsān]. In: Commentationes Iranicae. Sbornik statej k 90-letiju Vladimira Aronoviča Livšica / Pod red. S. R. Toxtasʹjeva i P. B. Lurʹje, Saint Petersburg: Nestor-Istorija, page 104
  • Harold W. Bailey (1934), Iranica (II). In: JRAS, No. 3, page 514
  • R. von Stackelberg (1894), Lexicalisches aus ‘Wīs ō Rāmīn’. In: ZDMG, 48, pp. 490–497