күк

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Bashkir[edit]

Күк

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic kök, from Proto-Turkic *kök (sky; blue, macro-blue). In Ancient Turkic, this archetype seems to have had a wide semantics of "blue + green + similar shades", partially retained in modern languages.

Cognate with Kazakh, Kyrgyz көк (kök), Turkish, Turkmen gök, Crimean Tatar kök, Tatar күк (kük), Uzbek koʻk.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kʏk]
  • Hyphenation: күк

Noun[edit]

күк (kük)

  1. sky
    Күк көмбәҙе.
    Kük kömbäðe.
    The arch of the sky.
    • Ural-batyr, Bashkir folk epic:
      Йондоҙ һымаҡ атылып, Аҡбуҙ толпар атлығып күктән килеп төшкән, ти.
      Like a shooting star, a grey winged horse came down swiftly from the sky.


Adjective[edit]

Күк төҫмөрҙәре

күк (kük)

  1. blue
    Күк шыршы.
    Kük šïršï.
    Blue spruce.
  2. gray, ash gray, bluish gray
    Күк томан.
    Kük toman.
    Bluish fog.
  3. green (of grass, tea)
    Күк сәй.
    Kük säy.
    Green tea.
  4. (of horses) gray
    Күк юрға.
    Kük yurğa.
    Gray ambler.

Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

күк (kük)

  1. sky