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EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian კაცი (ḳaci), from Proto-Kartvelian *ḳac₁-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʼɑtsi/
  • Hyphenation: კა‧ცი

NounEdit

კაცი (ḳaci) (plural კაცები, archaic plural კაცნი)

  1. man
  2. human
  3. (dated, colloquial) husband
  4. (obsolete) messenger, courier

InflectionEdit

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SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

PronounEdit

კაცი (ḳaci)

  1. anyone

SynonymsEdit


Old GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Kartvelian *ḳac₁-

AdverbEdit

კაცი (ḳaci)

  1. nobody
    (Asomtavruli): ႩႠႺႫႠႬႺႠ ႬႳ ႳႼႷႨႱ, ႱႠႣႠ ႨႷႥႬႤႧ ႧႵႳႤႬ. (Mkhedruli):
    კაცმანცა ნუ უწყის, სადა იყვნეთ თქუენ.
    ḳacmanca nu uc̣q̇is, sada iq̇vnet tkuen.
    Nobody knows where you were.

NounEdit

კაცი (ḳaci) (plural კაცნი)

  1. man
  2. human
  3. husband
  4. used as a unit of measurement (implying the height of an average man).

AntonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

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 265
  • Klimov, G. A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 86
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 224
  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “კაცი”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 193
  • orbeliani, sulxan-saba (1685–1716), iordanišvili s., editor, siṭq̇vis ḳona kartuli, romel ars leksiḳoni [The Wisp of Georgian Words That Beeth a Dictionary], Tbilisi: Georgian SSR print, published 1949, page 163