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EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian სახელი (saxeli), from Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁ax-e-, from *ʒ₁ax-, *ʒ₁x-. Cognate with Mingrelian ჯოხო (ǯoxo), Laz ჯოხო (ǯoxo) and Svan ჟახე (žaxe).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sɑxɛli/
  • Hyphenation: სა‧ხე‧ლი

NounEdit

სახელი (saxeli) (plural სახელები)

  1. name
  2. glory, fame
  3. (grammar) noun, a substantive or adjective

InflectionEdit

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HyponymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Old GeorgianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁ax-e- (name), derived from the verb stem *ʒ₁ax-, *ʒ₁x- (to call, be called). The phonetic shape of this Proto-Kartvelian stem does not leave any doubt of its native Kartvelian origin.

NounEdit

სახელი (saxeli)

  1. name
  2. glory, fame
  3. (feudalism) rank, title
DescendantsEdit
  • Georgian: სახელი (saxeli)

Etymology 2Edit

Of the same origin as სახლი (saxli)

NounEdit

სახელი (saxeli)

  1. (rare) Alternative form of სახლი (saxli)
Usage notesEdit
  • This form might be a scribal error found in some of the historical documents.

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 622
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 602
  • Klimov, G. A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 283
  • Abulaʒe, Ilia (1973), “სახელი”, in Ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 383