ელსმენი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of ელექტრონული ‎(elekṭronuli, electronic) +‎ 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 ‎(ṭeleponi)) with a native Georgian equivalent, it never caught on and is unlikely to be understood by modern speakers.

Declension[edit]