ოქრო

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Georgian[edit]

ოქრო

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ოქრო ‎(okro), ოქროჲ ‎(okroy), from Proto-Kartvelian *okro- ‎(gold). Cognate with Mingrelian ორქო ‎(orko), Laz ოქრო ‎(okro) and Svan უ̂ოქუ̂რ ‎(ûokûr), უ̂ოქრ ‎(ûokr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔkʰrɔ/
  • Hyphenation: ოქ‧რო

Noun[edit]

ოქრო ‎(okro) ‎(plural ოქროები)

  1. gold
  2. (dated) silver; money

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *okro- ‎(gold).

Alternatively, the word may derive from Ancient Greek ὠχρός ‎(ōkhrós, pale, wan; pale-yellow, sallow; yolk; colour yellow) and the cognates may be ancient borrowings from Georgian.

Noun[edit]

ოქრო ‎(okro)

  1. gold
  2. silver, money

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “ოქრო”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 335
  • Klimov, G. A. (1964) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ kartvelʹskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (in Russian), Moscow: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 151