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