ძმარი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ძმარი (ʒmari), from Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁um-. Cognate with Mingrelian ჯუმორი (ǯumori), Laz ჯუმუ (ǯumu, salt) and Svan ჯიმ (ǯim, salt).

The Proto-Kartvelian root has been compared to either Proto-Northwest Caucasian *ǯ̍ǝ (salt) (Klimov, 1969), whence Abkhaz аџьыка (āǯ̍əḳā), or Proto-Northeast Caucasian *c̣_ĕmhV (salt) (Starostin), whence Avar цӏцӏам (c̣̄am).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dzmɑri/
  • Hyphenation: ძმა‧რი

Noun[edit]

ძმარი (ʒmari) (uncountable)

  1. vinegar

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁um-

Noun[edit]

ძმარი (ʒmari)

  1. vinegar

Descendants[edit]

  • Georgian: ძმარი (ʒmari)

References[edit]

  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 611