ხელი

GeorgianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /xɛli/
  • Hyphenation: ხე‧ლი

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Georgian ჴელი (qeli), ხელი (xeli), from Proto-Kartvelian *qel-. Cognate with Mingrelian ხე (xe), Laz ხე (xe) and Svan ჴალ (qal).

NounEdit

ხელი (xeli) (plural ხელები)

  1. (anatomy) hand
  2. handwriting
  3. handle (of a mug, basket...)
  4. (card games) hand (set of cards held by a player).
  5. round of a game
  6. complete set (of clothing, beddings etc.)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Georgian ხელი (xeli).

NounEdit

ხელი (xeli) (plural ხელები)

  1. (archaic) crazy, insane

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ხელი (xeli) (plural ხელები)

  1. taste given to liquid (wine, water, etc.) due to vessel in which it is filled

Old GeorgianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Kartvelian *qel-

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

ხელი (xeli)

  1. hand
  2. document
  3. signature

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Old Armenian խեղ (xeł).

NounEdit

ხელი (xeli)

  1. insane

ReferencesEdit

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay, “խեղ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words]‎[1] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, 1971–1979