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Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. soo-KOO-mee, soo-KHOO-mee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From Georgian სოხუმი (sokhumi) of uncertain origin. It may be from Georgian ციხე (tsikhe) meaning "fortress" combined with the suffix ომი (omi) denoting a geographical location or from Svan ცხუმ (tskhum) meaning "hornbeam". This is the name of capital city of Abkhazia.
Added 10/24/2020 by HL
Edited 9/9/2021 by HL