kilim

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English[edit]

A Turkish tribal kilim
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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).

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Noun[edit]

kilim ‎(plural kilims)

  1. A flat tapestry-woven carpet or rug.

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Persian گلیم ‎(gelim, to spread roughly).

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 966-7980-89-8

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]

Borrowing from Persian گلیم ‎(gelim, blanket, garment, cloth, carpet) which is akin to Aramaic גלימא ‎(galīmā, blanket, garment, cloth), both are borrowings from Ancient Greek κάλυμμα ‎(kálumma, cover, top, covering) derived from καλύπτω ‎(kalúptō, to cover),[1] ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- ‎(to cover).

Noun[edit]

kilim ‎(definite accusative kilimi, plural kilimler)

  1. carpet
  2. rug

Declension[edit]

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References[edit]

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