Reconstruction:Proto-Kartvelian/deɣ-

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This Proto-Kartvelian entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-KartvelianEdit

Alternative reconstructionsEdit

  • *dɣe-

EtymologyEdit

Possibly related to Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn) (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?).

RootEdit

*deɣ-

  1. day (interval from morning to night, or interval of time in which the earth rotates once around its axis)

DescendantsEdit

  • Georgian-Zan:
    • Laz: დღა (dɣa)
    • Mingrelian: დღა (dɣa)
    • Old Georgian: დღჱ (dɣē)
  • Svan: ლადეღ (ladeɣ)

ReferencesEdit

  • 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 171
  • Klimov, G. A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 43
  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 131