ყური

GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian ყური (q̇uri), from Proto-Georgian-Zan *q̇ur-. Cognate with Mingrelian ჸუჯი (ʾuǯi) and Laz ყუჯი (q̇uǯi). Georgian ყრუ (q̇ru) is of the same origin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /qʼuri/
  • Hyphenation: ყუ‧რი

NounEdit

ყური (q̇uri) (plural ყურები)

  1. ear

InflectionEdit

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Derived termsEdit


Old GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Georgian-Zan *q̇ur-.

NounEdit

ყური (q̇uri)

  1. ear
  2. handle (part of an object which is held in the hand when used or moved)

DescendantsEdit

  • Georgian: ყური (q̇uri)

ReferencesEdit

  • Abulaʒe, Ilia (1973), “ყური”, in Ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 469
  • Klimov, G. A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 246
  • 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 544