kilim

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English[edit]

A Turkish tribal kilim
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Turkish kilim, from Persian گلیم (gelim), akin to Aramaic גלימא (galīmā, blanket, garment, cloth), both from Ancient Greek κάλυμμα (kálumma, cover, top, covering) derived from καλύπτω (kalúptō, to cover), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to cover).

Noun[edit]

kilim (plural kilims)

  1. A flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian گلیم (gelim, rug, carpet).

Noun[edit]

kilim

  1. rug, kilim

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Kriol[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kill.

Verb[edit]

kilim

  1. hit
  2. kill

Pijin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kill.

Verb[edit]

kilim

  1. hit
  2. kill

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English kill + -im.

Verb[edit]

kilim trans.

  1. hit

Usage notes[edit]

Kilim does not always imply killing, nor does dai always imply death, but kilim i dai does.

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish كلیم (kilim, carpet), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (kilīm, blanket), from Persian گلیم (gelim, blanket, garment, cloth, carpet).[1]

Noun[edit]

kilim (definite accusative kilimi, plural kilimler)

  1. carpet
  2. rug

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative kilim
Definite accusative kilimi
Singular Plural
Nominative kilim kilimler
Definite accusative kilimi kilimleri
Dative kilime kilimlere
Locative kilimde kilimlerde
Ablative kilimden kilimlerden
Genitive kilimin kilimlerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular kilimim kilimlerim
2nd singular kilimin kilimlerin
3rd singular kilimi kilimleri
1st plural kilimimiz kilimlerimiz
2nd plural kiliminiz kilimleriniz
3rd plural kilimleri kilimleri

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “kilim”, in Nişanyan Sözlük