from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To write.
  • v. To draw with chalks on a pavement or sidewalk.
  • n. In Georgian grammar, a combination of tense, aspect and mood.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To write or draw; write a begging letter, etc.


Perhaps from Italian scrivere, from Latin scrībō ("write"). (Wiktionary)
From Georgian მწკრივი (mts'k'rivi). (Wiktionary)



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