ხიშტი

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Georgian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Persian خشت (xišt, javelin, dart), whence also Armenian խիշտ (xišt).

Noun[edit]

ხიშტი (xišti)

  1. (weaponry) bayonet

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Russian хишт (xišt)

Noun[edit]

ხიშტი (xišti)

  1. (colloquial, slang, card games) The penalty in a certain card game (particularly, ჯოკერი) for taking no tricks but betted one or more tricks.
Usage notes[edit]

In a special paper where the game results are written, the sign of this penalty is like this: |---| or /---/