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EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian მწარე (mc̣are), from Proto-Georgian-Zan *mc̣₁are-, from *c̣₁ar- (bitter). Cognates include Mingrelian root ჭორ- (č̣or-).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mtsʼɑrɛ/
  • Hyphenation: მწა‧რე

AdjectiveEdit

მწარე (mc̣are) (comparative უფრო მწარე, superlative ყველაზე მწარე)

  1. bitter
  2. hot, spicy

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *mc̣₁are-, from *c̣₁ar- (bitter).

AdjectiveEdit

მწარე (mc̣are)

  1. bitter, spicy (usually food)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 645
  • Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 132