GeorgianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian რუჲ (ruy), რუ (ru); see below.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

რუ (ru) (plural რუები)

  1. runnel

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Bats: რუ (ru), რუვ (ruv)

See alsoEdit


Old GeorgianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Klimov / Khalilov, an Iranian borrowing. Compare Persian رود(rud, river, torrent).

According to Ačaṙean, borrowed from the older form of Old Armenian առու (aṙu), before the addition of the prothetic ա- (a-)- to it.

NounEdit

რუ (ru)

  1. runnel

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971) , “առու”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume I, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 265a
  • Klimov, G. A.; Xalilov, M. Š. (2003) Slovarʹ kavkazskix jazykov. Sopostavlenije osnovnoj leksiki [Dictionary of Caucasian Languages. A comparison of the Basic Vocabulary] (in Russian), Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, →ISBN, pages 142, 208
  • Abulaʒe, Ilia (1973) , “რუ”, in Ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 349