რუ

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Georgian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

According to Klimov / Khalilov, an Iranian borrowing. Compare Persian رود ‎(rud, river, torrent).

According to Ačaṙean, borrowed from the older form of Old Armenian առու ‎(aṙu), before the addition of the prothetic ա- ‎(a-)- to it.

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Noun[edit]

რუ ‎(ru) ‎(plural რუები)

  1. runnel

Inflection[edit]

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971), “առու”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 265a
  • Klimov, G. A.; Xalilov, M. Š. (2003) Slovarʹ kavkazskix jazykov. Sopostavlenije osnovnoj leksiki [Dictionary of Caucasian Languages. A comparison of the Basic Vocabulary] (in Russian), Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, ISBN 5-02-018283-4, pages 142, 208