ქარაბაკი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Armenian քարափակ (kʿarapʿak), composed of քար (kʿar, stone) + փակ (pʿak, closed), because the fences were built of stone before.

Noun[edit]

ქარაბაკი (karabaḳi) (plural ქარაბაკები)

  1. fence

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “քար”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • čubinašvili, niḳo (1812–1825), “ქარაბაკი”, in kartuli leksiḳoni rusulis targamaniturt [Georgian Explanatory Dictionary with Russian Commentaries], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences