ბევრი

GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian ბევრი (bevri).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɛvri/
  • Hyphenation: ბევ‧რი

AdjectiveEdit

ბევრი (bevri) (comparative უფრო ბევრი, superlative ყველაზე ბევრი)

  1. many, much

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Old GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Ačaṙyan, from Old Armenian բեւր (bewr). But according to Abaev, a borrowing from Alanic should not be excluded (note Digor Ossetian беурӕ (bewræ)). In any case, ultimately from Iranian; see Proto-Iranian *baywā́.

AdjectiveEdit

ბევრი (bevri)

  1. many, much

NumeralEdit

ბევრი (bevri)

  1. ten thousand

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “բիւր”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 453ab
  • Abajev, V. I. (1958) Istoriko-etimologičeskij slovarʹ osetinskovo jazyka [Historical-Etymological Dictionary of the Ossetian Language] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow, Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, page 262
  • Čubinov, David (1887) , “ბევრი”, in Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences, page 103a
  • Čubinašvili, Niḳo (1812–1825) , “ბევრი”, in Kartuli leksiḳoni rusulis targamaniturt [Georgian Explanatory Dictionary with Russian Commentaries], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences
  • Rayfield, Donald, editor (2006) , “ბევრი”, in A Comprehensive Georgian–English Dictionary, London: Garnett Press