kilim

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English[edit]

A Turkish tribal kilim
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Turkish kilim, from Persian گلیم (gelim), probably of Mongolian origin. [1]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

kilim (plural kilims)

  1. A flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug.

Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "kilim." The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2008.

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian گلیم (gelim) ("to spread roughly").

Noun[edit]

kilim

  1. rug, kilim

Declension[edit]

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Kriol[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kill.

Verb[edit]

kilim

  1. hit
  2. kill

Pijin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kill.

Verb[edit]

kilim

  1. hit
  2. kill

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kill +‎ -im.

Verb[edit]

kilim trans.

  1. hit

Usage notes[edit]

Kilim does not always imply killing, nor does dai always imply death, but kilim i dai does.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian گلیم (gelim) ("to spread roughly").

Noun[edit]

kilim (definite accusative [[{{{1}}}#Turkish|{{{1}}}]], plural [[{{{2}}}#Turkish|{{{2}}}]])

  1. carpet
  2. rug