ცხვენი

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Mingrelian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Georgian სხვენი (sxveni). Doublet of ცხუ (cxu). Armenian ցխինք (cʿxinkʿ) is a Zan borrowing.

Noun[edit]

ცხვენი (cxveni)

  1. the ceiling above the hearth

Descendants[edit]

  • Svan: ცხუ̂ენ (cxûen), ცხენ (cxen)

References[edit]

  • Абуладзе, И. В. (1967), “Несколько общих слов в древнегрузинском и древнеармянском языках [Some Common Words in Classical Georgian and Classical Armenian]”, in Patma-banasirakan handes [Historical-Philological Journal]‎[1] (in Russian), issue 2–3, pages 316–317
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 375
  • Кипшидзе, И. (1914), “ცხვენი”, in Грамматика мингрельского (иверского) языка с хрестоматией и словарем [Grammar of the Mingrelian (Iverian) Language with a Reader and a Dictionary] (Материалы по яфетическому языкознанию; 7) (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Academy Press, page 372
  • Schmidt, Karl Horst (1962) Studien zur Rekonstruktion des Lautstandes der südkaukasischen Grundsprache (Abhandlungen für die Kunde des Morgenlandes; XXXIV, 3)‎[2] (in German), Wiesbaden: Kommissionsverlag Franz Steiner GmbH, page 133
  • Kajaia, Otar (2005), “ცხვენი”, in Megrul-kartuli leksiḳoni [Mingrelian–Georgian Dictionary], online version prepared by Joost Gippert, Frankfurt am Main, published 2001–2004, page 1781