Alternative forms

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Etymology

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Along with Mingrelian თარო (taro) borrowed from Georgian თარო (taro), derived from Middle Armenian թառ (tʻaṙ).

Noun

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ნთარო (ntaro) (Latin spelling ntaro) (Borghola)

  1. wardrobe, cabinet, cupboard
    Synonyms: დოლაბი (dolabi), ჯამიკანი (camiǩani), ხარო (xaro)
    მჟა ნთაოზ ქომოლადგი. თუდე არ მუთუ ნანთხენ დო ნიჲორენ.
    mja ntaoz komoladgi. tude ar mutu nantxen do niyoren.
    Put the milk in the cupboard. If you leave it on the floor, something will touch (the container) and it will spill out.

Further reading

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  • Kiria, Č̣abuḳi, Ezugbaia, Lali, Memišiši, Omar, Čuxua, Merab (2015) Lazur-megruli gramaṭiḳa [Laz–Mingrelian Grammar] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Gamomcemloba Meridiani, page 793
  • Kojima, Gôichi (2012–) “ntaro”, in Temel Lazca-Türkçe Sözlük Taslağı[1] (in Turkish)
  • Marr, N. (1910) “თარო”, in Грамматика чанского (лазского) языка с хрестоматией и словарем [Grammar of the Chan (Laz) Language with a Reader and a Dictionary] (Материалы по яфетическому языкознанию; 2) (in Russian), Saint Petersburg: Academy Press, page 146a
  • Tandilava, Ali (2013) “ნთარო”, in Merab Čuxua, Natela Kutelia, Lile Tandilava, Lali Ezugbaia, editors, Lazuri leksiḳoni [Laz Dictionary]‎[2], online version prepared by Levan Vašaḳiʒe, Tbilisi