Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages
Walter de Gruyter, 1998 - 504 pages
With about 1400 entries, this dictionary presents an etymological analysis of Karvelian vocabulary. The analysis presented draws a clear distinction between two important stages, earlier Common Karvela on the one hand and later Georgia-Zan on the other.
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ablaut alternation ablaut grades action noun Megr affix attested in Old Brosset Cagareli Caraia 1895 XII Cikobava circumfix Common Kartvelian verb consonant cluster correspondence Georg Deeters ESKJa Fähnrich form action noun Georgian Abula3e 1973 Georgian action noun Georgian and Zan Georgian dialectal Georgian form Georgian-Zan Kartvelian languages Kartvelian verb stem Kipšidze Klimov known from Old known in Old Laz form lexeme loanword Maćavariani Marr meaning Megrelian action noun Megrelian cognate Megrelian form metathesis modern Georgian occurs in Old Old Georgian Abula3e Old Georgian cf Old Georgian sources Old Georgian texts onomatopoeic past participle phonetic prefix protoform reduplicated reflected regular regularly corresponds represented in Old Rogava Rosen Sardschweladse Schmidt secondary seems semantic suffix Svan action noun Svan correspondence Svan equivalent Svan form Thilisi Topuria umlaut unattested variant Verb stem attested vocalism vowel widely attested word-final word-forming word-initial Ylonti Zan cognates Zan forms Zan languages zero grade