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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *pkw-il-, from Proto-Kartvelian *pek-, from *pk- (to grind). Cognate with Georgian ფქვილი (pkvili) and Laz ქუერი (kueri). More distantly related to Svan ფექ (pek).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʰviri/
  • Hyphenation: ქვი‧რი

NounEdit

ქვირი (kviri)

  1. flour

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Kajaia, Otar (2005), “ქვირი”, in megrul-kartuli leksiḳoni [Mingrelian–Georgian Dictionary], online version prepared by Joost Gippert, Frankfurt am Main, published 2001–2004, page 1518