ჯურღმული

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Armenian ջրհոր (ǰrhor), by retaining its first part ջուր (ǰur, water) and replacing հոր (hor, pit, hole) by Georgian ღმული (ɣmuli, deep)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ჯურღმული (ǯurɣmuli) (plural ჯურღმულები)

  1. well (hole sunk into the ground as a source of water)
  2. precipice, abyss

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “ջուր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press
  • Čubinov, David (1840), “ჯურღმული”, in Gruzinsko-russko-francuzskij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian–French Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences