ძველი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ძუელი(ʒueli), from Proto-Georgian-Zan *ʒ₁w-el-, from Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁w-(to be old (of things)) (whence also Svan ჯუინელ(ǯuinel)). Cognate with Mingrelian ჯვეში(ǯveši) and Laz მჯვეში(mǯveši).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dzvɛli/
  • Hyphenation: ძვე‧ლი

Adjective[edit]

ძველი ‎(ʒveli) ‎(comparative უფრო ძველი, superlative უძველესი)

  1. old
  2. previous

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Noun[edit]

ძველი ‎(ʒveli) ‎(plural ძველები)

  1. (colloquial) thief in law

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