ხეთქა

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ხეთქა (xetka), from Proto-Georgian-Zan *xetk-, *xtk-, but see below for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /xɛtʰkʰɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ხეთ‧ქა

Verb[edit]

ხეთქა (xetka)

  1. Third-person singular aorist indicative of ხეთქავს (xetkavs)

Derived terms[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *xetk-, *xtk- (to tear, break; crack, burst).[1][2][3]

Ačaṙean derives from Old Armenian խեթկեմ (xetʿkem), խեթեմ (xetʿem).[4] On the other hand, according to Vogt (apud Klimov) the direction of the borrowing is the opposite.[1]

Verb[edit]

ხეთქა (xetka)

  1. [He/she/it] cracked, teared, broke, burst

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 326
  2. ^ Klimov, G. A. (1964) Etimologičeskij slovarʹ kartvelʹskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (in Russian), Moscow: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 260
  3. ^ Starostin, S. A. (2005), “*xetk- / xtk-”, in Kartvelian etymological database compiled on the basis of G. Klimov's and Fähnrich-Sarjveladze's etymological dictionaries of Kartvelian languages
  4. ^ Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1973), “խեթ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume II, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 355a