სახელი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian სახელი ‎(saxeli), from Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁ax-e-, from *ʒ₁ax-, *ʒ₁x-. Cognate with Mingrelian ჯოხო ‎(ǯoxo), Laz ჯოხო ‎(ǯoxo) and Svan ჟახე ‎(žaxe).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɑxɛli/
  • Hyphenation: სა‧ხე‧ლი

Noun[edit]

სახელი ‎(saxeli) ‎(plural სახელები)

  1. name
  2. glory, fame
  3. (grammar) noun, a substantive or adjective

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁ax-e- ‎(name), derived from the verb stem *ʒ₁ax-, *ʒ₁x- ‎(to call, be called). The phonetic shape of this Proto-Kartvelian stem does not leave any doubt of its native Kartvelian origin.

Noun[edit]

სახელი ‎(saxeli)

  1. name
  2. glory, fame
  3. (feudalism) rank, title
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Of the same origin as სახლი ‎(saxli)

Noun[edit]

სახელი ‎(saxeli)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of სახლი ‎(saxli)
Usage notes[edit]
  • This form might be a scribal error found in some of the historical documents.

References[edit]

  • Heinz Fähnrich, Surab Sarjveladze (2000), kartvelur enata eṭimologiuri leksiḳoni [Etimological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (second edition), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 622
  • Heinz Fähnrich (2007), Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary], Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 602
  • Georgij A. Klimov (1998), Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages, New York, Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, page 283
  • Ilia Abulaje (1973), ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)], Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 383