ქური

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Laz[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably related to Old Armenian կրուկն ‎(krukn).

Noun[edit]

ქური ‎(kuri)

  1. heel

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կրուկն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935, page 684b
  • Marr, N. (1910), “ქური”, in Grammatika čanskago (lazskago) jazyka s xrestomatijeju i slovarem [Grammar of the Chan (Laz) Language with a Reader and a Dictionary] (Materialy po jafetičeskomu jazykoznaniju; 2) (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 199b
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 380

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *kor-; cognates include Georgian ქორი ‎(kori).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ქური ‎(kuri)

  1. hawk