ტოლი

GeorgianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʼoli/
  • Hyphenation: ტო‧ლი

Etymology 1Edit

Ačaṙyan compares with Old Armenian տող (toł, straight line, row) and assumes a common borrowing from an unattested Hurro-Urartian word.

AdjectiveEdit

ტოლი (ṭoli) (not comparable)

  1. equal

NounEdit

ტოლი (ṭoli) (plural ტოლები)

  1. One's equal (in age, in volume, etc.) person; one's match.
  2. (figuratively) friend.
  3. (figuratively) wife.
See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “տող”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Armenian Etymological Dictionary] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, a reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press

Etymology 2Edit

From French tôle.

NounEdit

ტოლი (ṭoli) (plural ტოლები)

  1. roofing felt (roofing and waterproofing material made by impregnating roofing paper with coal tar or shale oil products)

ReferencesEdit

  • Čikobava, Arnold et al., editors (1950–1964), “ტოლი”, in Kartuli enis ganmarṭebiti leksiḳoni [Explanatory Dictionary of the Georgian language] (in Georgian), Tbilisi