ქათამი

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Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

ქათამი (katami) (plural ქათმები)

  1. chicken
  2. (prison slang) homosexual

Inflection[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • Čikobava, Arnold et al., editors (1950–1964), “ქათამი”, in Kartuli enis ganmarṭebiti leksiḳoni [Explanatory Dictionary of the Georgian language] (in Georgian), Tbilisi

Old Georgian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Two main reconstructions exist:

Noun[edit]

ქათამი (katami)

  1. chicken

Descendants[edit]

  • Georgian: ქათამი (katami)

Further reading[edit]

  • Fähnrich, Heinz (2007) Kartwelisches Etymologisches Wörterbuch [Kartvelian Etymological Dictionary] (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.18) (in German), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 455
  • Klimov, G. 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

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Nikolayev, S. L.; Starostin, S. A. (1994), “*gwāṭa”, in A North Caucasian Etymological Dictionary, Moscow: Asterisk Publishers
  2. ^ Klimov, G. A. (1994) Einführung in die kaukasische Sprachwissenschaft [Introduction to Caucasian Linguistics]‎[1] (in German), German adaptation by Jost Gippert, Hamburg: Buske Helmut, pages 289-290