ბრძოლა

GeorgianEdit

 
ბრძოლა. Georgians (left) against Khwarezmians (right) in the battle of Bolnisi.

EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian ბრძოლა (brʒola), from Proto-Kartvelian *brʒ₁-. Cognate with Mingrelian ბურჯაფი (burǯapi).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /brdzɔlɑ/
  • Hyphenation: ბრძო‧ლა

NounEdit

ბრძოლა (brʒola) (plural ბრძოლები)

  1. battle

InflectionEdit

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Derived termsEdit

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Old GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Georgian-Zan *brʒ₁-. Klimov further derives *brʒ₁- from Proto-Kartvelian *b(o)rg- (to wrestle), but this is disputed by Starostin.

NounEdit

ბრძოლა (brʒola)

  1. battle
  2. war
  3. formation, structure, lineup
  4. merit, contribution
  5. fight

DescendantsEdit

  • Georgian: ბრძოლა (brʒola)

ReferencesEdit

  • Penrixi (Fähnrich), Hainc; Sarǯvelaʒe, Zurab (2000) kartvelur enata eṭimologiuri leksiḳoni [Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Tbilisi Sulkhan-Saba Orbeliani State University Press, page 120
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 79
  • Klimov, G. A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 18
  • Abulaʒe, Ilia (1973), “ბრძოლა”, in Ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 54