ძაღლი

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Georgian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ძაღლი ‎(ʒaɣli), from Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁aɣl- ‎(dog); see there for cognates.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dzɑɣli/
  • Hyphenation: ძაღ‧ლი
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

ძაღლი ‎(ʒaɣli) ‎(plural ძაღლები)

  1. dog
  2. (slang, colloquial, derogatory) police officer

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

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Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁aɣl- ‎(dog)

Noun[edit]

ძაღლი ‎(ʒaɣli)

  1. dog

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “ძაღლი”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 523
  • orbeliani, sulxan-saba (1685–1716), iordanišvili s., editor, siṭq̇vis ḳona kartuli, romel ars leksiḳoni [The Wisp of Georgian Words That Beeth a Dictionary], Tbilisi: Georgian SSR print, published 1949, page 437