?What does the name Caucasus mean

?What does the name Caucasus mean

Pliny aludes to a Scythian origin of the word Caucasus:

The Scythians themselves give the name of “Chorsari” to the Persians, and they call Mount Caucasus Graucasis, which means “white with snow.”

छृन्त्ते verb chRntte { chRd } shine
सहिर m. sahira mountain

gairi: mountain
kas: shine

Kaofa: mountain
kas: shine
The Darial Gorge, in today’s Mtianeti region [© T. Wier 2006]

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