შხური

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Mingrelian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *c₁xwar-, from *c₁xow- (animate, alive). Cognate with Laz ჩხური (čxuri) and Georgian ცხვარი (cxvari).

Noun[edit]

შხური (šxuri)

  1. sheep

References[edit]

  • Kipšidze, I. (1910), “შხური”, in Grammatika mingrelʹskago (iverskago) jazyka s xrestomatijeju 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