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GeorgianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Proto-Kartvelian *š(w)en-, whence also შენ (šen).

PronounEdit

შენი (šeni)

  1. your (singular), yours
    შენი ჯანმრთელობისთვის (šeni janmrt'elobisat'vis)— for the sake of your health
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Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Iranian *šēn (habitation), according to Ačaṙean mediated via Old Armenian շէն (šēn).

NounEdit

შენი (šeni) (plural შენები)

  1. village
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AdjectiveEdit

შენი (šeni) (comparative უფრო შენი, superlative ყველაზე შენი)

  1. inhabited
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ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “շէն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • Klimov, G. A.; Xalilov, M. Š. (2003) Slovarʹ kavkazskix jazykov. Sopostavlenije osnovnoj leksiki [Dictionary of Caucasian Languages. A comparison of the Basic Vocabulary] (in Russian), Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, ISBN 5-02-018283-4, page 500
  • Čubinov, David (1887), “შენი”, in Gruzinsko-russkij slovarʹ [Georgian–Russian Dictionary], Saint Petersburg: Imperial Academy of Sciences