ცხვენი

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Mingrelian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *sqwen- ‎(ceiling, roof). Cognates include Georgian სხვენი ‎(sxveni).

Noun[edit]

ცხვენი ‎(cxveni)

  1. the ceiling above the hearth

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References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ձեղուն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Kipšidze, I. (1910), “ცხვენი”, 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
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 431