ყრუ

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ყრუ ‎(q̇ru), ყრუჲ ‎(q̇ruy), from Proto-Georgian-Zan *q̇ur-u-, from *q̇ur- ‎(ear) (whence also ყური ‎(q̇uri)). Cognates include Laz ყუჯა ‎(q̇uǯa, deaf).

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Noun[edit]

ყრუ ‎(q̇ru) ‎(plural ყრუები)

  1. deaf person
  2. Used to address a person who does not respond to someone

Inflection[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

ყრუ ‎(q̇ru) (comparative უფრო ყრუ, superlative ყველაზე ყრუ)

  1. deaf
  2. (figuratively, of village, country etc.) unpopulated
  3. (figuratively, of village, country etc.) retarded
  4. (figuratively, of voice) deep, obscure

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References[edit]

  • Arnold Čikobava et al., editors (1950–64), “ყრუ”, in kartuli enis ganmarṭebiti leksiḳoni [Explanatory Dictionary of the Georgian language] (in Georgian), Tbilisi

Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *q̇ur-u-, from *q̇ur- ‎(ear)

Noun[edit]

ყრუ ‎(q̇ru)

  1. a deaf person

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References[edit]

  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “ყრუ”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 468
  • 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 544
  • Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 246
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 522