-დან

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From simplification of -(ი)თგან (-(i)tgan), where -(ი)თ (-(i)t) is the instrumental case suffix and -გან (-gan) the postposition. -(ი)თგან -> -*(ი)დგან -> -(ი)დან.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dan/
  • Hyphenation: -დან

Postposition[edit]

-დან (-dan)

  1. from, out of, since
    დაბადებიდანdabadebidansince birth
    სოფლიდანsop'lidanfrom village
    ცხრა ათიდანc'xra at'idannine out of ten

Usage notes[edit]

  • The postposition is suffixed to nouns in instrumental case, but the -თ (-t) of the instrumental is deleted.

See also[edit]