წყალი

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Georgian[edit]

წყალი

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian წყალი ‎(c̣q̇ali), from Proto-Kartvelian *c̣q̇al-. Cognate with Mingrelian წყუ ‎(c̣q̇u), წყარი ‎(c̣q̇ari) and possibly Svan ლჷლწყე ‎(ləlc̣q̇e, damp) (if not, then the reconstructed protoform belongs in Proto-Georgian-Zan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tsʼqʼɑli/
  • Hyphenation: წყა‧ლი
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

წყალი ‎(c̣q̇ali)

  1. water (clear liquid)

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *c̣q̇al-. (or from Proto-Georgian-Zan)

Noun[edit]

წყალი ‎(c̣q̇ali)

  1. water
  2. river

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Heinz Fähnrich, Surab Sarjveladze (2000), kartvelur enata eṭimologiuri leksiḳoni [Etimological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (second edition), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 657
  • Heinz Fähnrich (2007), Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary], Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 641
  • Georgij A. Klimov (1998), Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages, New York, Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, page 304
  • Ilia Abulaje (1973), ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)], Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 553
  • Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani (16851716), siṭq̇vis ḳona kartuli, romel ars leksiḳoni [The Wisp of Georgian Words That Beeth a Dictionary] (edited by S. Iordanišvili, 1949), Tbilisi: Georgian SSR print, page 454.