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თხილი

GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Klimov[1] and Fahnrich[2], from Proto-Kartvelian *txil-. So far, the Old Georgian ancestor has not been studied, but Old Georgian თხილი (t’xili) or თჴილი (t’ẖili) has been suggested. Cognate with Svan შდიხ (šdix), Mingrelian თხირ (t’xir) and Laz მთხირ (mt’xir).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʰxili/
  • Hyphenation: თხი‧ლი

NounEdit

თხილი (t’xili) (plural თხილები)

  1. hazelnut

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Georgij A. Klimov (1998), Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages, New York, Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, page 78
  2. ^ Heinz Fähnrich, Surab Sarjveladze (2000), k’art’velur enat’a etimologiuri lek’sikoni [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (second edition), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 250