Tskhinvali

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Georgian ცხინვალი ‎(cxinvali), possibly via Russian Цхинва́ли ‎(Cxinváli) - Old Georgian Krtskhinvali and earlier Krtskhilvani literally meant "land of hornbeams"

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Tskhinvali

  1. The capital city of South Ossetia.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Cchinvali
  • Cxinvali
  • Tskhinval (Modern Ossetians call the city this, leaving off the final "i", which is a nominative case ending in Georgian)
  • Chreba (Ossetian (unofficial) name of the city)
  • (From 1934 to 1961) Staliniri (after Joseph Stalin).
  • Land of Hornbeams (historical name of the city)

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Proper noun[edit]

Tskhinvali f

  1. Tskhinvali (the capital city of South Ossetia)