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EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian კეთილი (ḳetili), from Proto-Georgian-Zan *ḳet-. Cognates include Mingrelian კათუა (ḳatua). The term is of the same origin as კეთება (ḳeteba, to make).

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AdjectiveEdit

კეთილი (ḳetili) (comparative უფრო კეთილი, superlative ყველაზე კეთილი)

  1. goodhearted, kind
    კეთილი ზრახვები
    good faith

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InterjectionEdit

კეთილი (ḳetili)

  1. OK

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Old GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *ḳet- (to add, mix).

AdjectiveEdit

კეთილი (ḳetili)

  1. kind, goodhearted
  2. charitable

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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 267
  • Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 88
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 226
  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “კეთილი”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 195