çay

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See also: cay, cây, cáy, cäy, çäy, and çaý

Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic чај
Roman çay
Perso-Arabic چای

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic .

Noun[edit]

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. tea

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *čāj.

Noun[edit]

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. river

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately, from Sinitic .

Noun[edit]

çay

  1. tea

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately, from Sinitic .

Noun[edit]

çay ?

  1. tea (drink made from leaves of tea plant)

Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Sinitic . [1]

Noun[edit]

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. tea (Plant)
  2. tea (The dried leaves or buds of the tea plant)
  3. tea (The drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *čāj.

Noun[edit]

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. a small river
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "chai." Dictionary.com. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. 2006.

Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sinitic .

Noun[edit]

çay

  1. tea (The drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)