Submitted Place Name Revision History

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9/9/2021, 7:52 PM HL
10/24/2020, 4:27 PM HL
10/24/2020, 4:18 PM HL

Name Sukhumi
Type Settlement
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. soo-KOO-mee, soo-KHOO-mee
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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