ღვია

Contents

GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Kartvelian *ɣwi- ‎(juniper), borrowed from Proto-Armenian *gʷi-, whence գի ‎(gi). The same sound development is seen in another possible early Armenism in Kartvelian: ღვინო ‎(ɣvino).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ღვია ‎(ɣvia)

  1. juniper tree

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “գի”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1979), “Haykakankʿ (Armeniaca)”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume IV, 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 627
  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 212
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