თავი

See also: -თავი

GeorgianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian თავი (tavi), from Proto-Kartvelian *taw-; see there for more.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʰɑvi/
  • Hyphenation: თა‧ვი

NounEdit

თავი (tavi) (plural თავები)

  1. (anatomy) head
  2. chapter
  3. topmost, foremost or leading part.
    1. top (of a mountain, etc.)
    2. end (of a table, etc.)
    3. cap, cover (of a bottle, etc.)
  4. initial part (of an article, chapter, novel, etc.)
    1. cause
  5. head, leader
    1. starter (of a fight, etc.)
  6. (obsolete) important, main
  7. unit
    სამი თავი ნიორი
    sami tavi niori
    three units of garlic

InflectionEdit

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Derived termsEdit

PronounEdit

თავი (tavi)

  1. self

Derived termsEdit


Old GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Kartvelian *taw- (head)

NounEdit

თავი (tavi)

  1. head
  2. topmost, foremost or leading part.
  3. head, leader
    1. starter (of a fight, etc.)
  4. important, main

DescendantsEdit

  • Georgian: თავი (tavi)

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 226
  • Klimov, G. A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 66
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 186
  • Abulaʒe, Ilia (1973), “თავი”, in Ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 172