პატარა

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian პატარა (ṗaṭara); see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pʼɑtʼɑrɑ/
  • Hyphenation: პა‧ტა‧რა

Adjective[edit]

პატარა (ṗaṭara) (comparative უფრო პატარა, superlative ყველაზე პატარა)

  1. little, small

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Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested only once in the first book of XI-century hymnographer Ezra of Mtatsminda.

According to Ačaṙean, borrowed from Old Armenian պատառ (pataṙ, piece, morsel (of bread)). The sense “little, small” of modern Georgian is present also in dialectal Armenian պատառ (pataṙ, little, small) and Udi пӏатӏар (ṗaṭar, little, small), also from Armenian.

Noun[edit]

პატარა (ṗaṭara)

  1. small piece of bread

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References[edit]

  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “პატარა”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 337
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “պատառ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 36