ყვლეფა

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *q̣w(l)ep-, *q̣w(l)ip-, *q̣w(l)p- (to scratch off; to strip off; to fade). Cognate with Laz ღლეპა (ɣleṗa) and Svan ყუეფ (q̇uep).

Ačaṙean derives from Armenian: compare Middle Armenian կլեպ (klep, bark; peel; rind; husk; shelld), կլեպել (klepel, to peel), Old Armenian կեղեւ (kełew, bark; peel; rind; husk; shell)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /qʼvlɛpʰɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ყვლე‧ფა

Verbal noun[edit]

ყვლეფა (q̇vlepa)

  1. Verbal noun for the verb ყვლეფს (q̇vleps)

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 242
  • penrixi (Fähnrich), hainc; sarǯvelaʒe, zurab (2000) kartvelur enata eṭimologiuri leksiḳoni [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 536
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “կեղեւ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 569a