შუკა

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Armenian շուկայ (šukay), from Classical Syriac ܫܘܩܐ(šūqā’), from Akkadian 𒋻 (/sūqu/, street), from Akkadian 𒆸 (/sâqu/, to become narrow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃukʼa/
  • Hyphenation: შუ‧კა

Noun[edit]

შუკა (šuḳa) (plural შუკები)

  1. (dated) narrow street
  2. (dialectal, Imeretian, Gurian) narrow village street between fences

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շուկայ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press

Laz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Mingrelian შინკა (šinḳa, melon), Abkhaz а-шьынка (a-š̍ənḳa). (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

შუკა (šuḳa)

  1. cucumber

References[edit]

  • Bucaklişi, İsmail Avcı; Uzunhasanoğlu, Hasan (1999) Lazca-Türkçe Sözlük [Laz–Turkish dictionary] (in Turkish), Istanbul: Akyüz Yayıncılık, page 313

Mingrelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old Armenian շուկայ (šukay), from Classical Syriac ܫܘܩܐ(šūqā’), from Akkadian 𒋻 (/sūqu/, street), from Akkadian 𒆸 (/sâqu/, to become narrow).

Noun[edit]

შუკა (šuka)

  1. lane, side street, alley
  2. square

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շուկայ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Kipšidze, I. (1914), “შუკა”, in Grammatika mingrelʹskovo (iverskovo) jazyka s xrestomatijej i slovarem [Grammar of the Mingrelian (Iverian) Language with a Reader and a Dictionary] (Materialy po jafetičeskomu jazykoznaniju; 7) (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences