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]

  • Heinz Fähnrich (2007), Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary], Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 455
  • Georgij A. Klimov (1998), Etymological Dictionary of the Kartvelian Languages, New York, Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter, page 211
  • "*kat-", Sergei Starostin