ხელი

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Georgian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Georgian ჴელი(qeli), ხელი(xeli), from Proto-Kartvelian *qel-. Cognate with Mingrelian ხე(xe), Laz ხე(xe) and Svan ჴალ(qal).

Noun[edit]

ხელი ‎(xeli) ‎(plural ხელები)

  1. (anatomy) hand
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Georgian ხელი(xeli).

Noun[edit]

ხელი ‎(xeli) ‎(plural ხელები)

  1. (archaic) insane

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ხელი ‎(xeli) ‎(plural ხელები)

  1. taste given to liquid (wine, water, etc.) due to vessel in which it is filled

Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Kartvelian *qel-

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ხელი ‎(xeli)

  1. hand
  2. document
  3. signature

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Old Armenian խեղ(xeł).

Noun[edit]

ხელი ‎(xeli)

  1. insane

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “խեղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935