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EtymologyEdit

From Old Georgian ძაღლი (ʒaɣli), from Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁aɣl- (dog); see there for cognates.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /dzɑɣli/
  • Hyphenation: ძაღ‧ლი
  • (file)

NounEdit

ძაღლი (ʒaɣli) (plural ძაღლები)

  1. dog
  2. (slang, colloquial, derogatory) police officer

InflectionEdit

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Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit


Old GeorgianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Kartvelian *ʒ₁aɣl- (dog)

NounEdit

ძაღლი (ʒaɣli)

  1. dog

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • abulaʒe, ilia (1973), “ძაღლი”, in ʒveli kartuli enis leksiḳoni (masalebi) [Dictionary of Old Georgian (Materials)] (in Georgian), Tbilisi: Metsniereba, page 523
  • orbeliani, sulxan-saba (1685–1716), iordanišvili s., editor, siṭq̇vis ḳona kartuli, romel ars leksiḳoni [The Wisp of Georgian Words That Beeth a Dictionary], Tbilisi: Georgian SSR print, published 1949, page 437