ელსმენი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of ელექტრონული (elek’tronuli, electronic) and სმენი (smeni, to hear)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ელსმენი (elsmeni) (plural ელსმენები)

  1. telephone

Usage notes[edit]

  • An artificial coinage meant to replace the foreign word (ტელეფონი (telep’oni)) with a native Georgian equivalent, it never caught on and is unlikely to be understood by modern speakers.

Declension[edit]