ქათამი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Georgian ქათამი(katami); see there for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʰɑtʰɑmi/
  • Hyphenation: ქა‧თა‧მი

Noun[edit]

ქათამი ‎(katami) ‎(plural ქათმები)

  1. chicken
  2. (slang, prison) homosexual

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]


Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Two main reconstructions exist:

Noun[edit]

ქათამი ‎(katami)

  1. chicken

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 455
  • Klimov, Georgij A. (1998) Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages (Trends in linguistics. Documentation; 16), New York, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter, page 211
  • Starostin, S. A. (2005), “*kat-”, in Kartvelian etymological database compiled on the basis of G. Klimov's and Fähnrich-Sarjveladze's etymological dictionaries of Kartvelian languages