სომეხი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Diakonoff, derived by metathesis from the name of the country called [script needed] ‎(Suḫmu) in Akkadian and [script needed] ‎(Zuhma) in Hittite. It was located in the upper Euphrates valley, i.e. close to South-Caucasian tribes, and was at some time inhabited by Proto-Armenians.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɔmɛxi/
  • Hyphenation: სო‧მე‧ხი

Noun[edit]

სომეხი ‎(somexi)

  1. Armenian, a person from Armenia or of Armenian descent

Usage notes[edit]

  • This term often carries negative (and/or offensive) connotations. In certain contexts, it can be used to describe negative characteristics such as greed, deceit and disloyalty.

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References[edit]

  • Дьяконов И.М. Предыстория армянского народа. История Армянского нагорья с 1500 по 500 г. до н.э. Хурриты, лувийцы, протоармяне / Еремян С.Т. — Ереван: Издательство АН Армянской ССР, 1968, стр. 234