тамсы

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Bashkir[edit]

Һыу тамсылары (sense 1)

Etymology[edit]

From Common Kypchak tamčï ("water drop"), from Old Turkic verbal stem tam-, from Proto-Turkic *tam- (to drip).

Cognate with Azeri damcı, Uzbek tomchi, Khakas, Karachay-Balkar, Kumyk, Kyrgyz, Southern Altai, Tatar тамчы (tamçı), Nogai, Kazakh, Karakalpak тамшы (tamšï).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɑmˈsɯ̞]
    (file)
  • Hyphenation: там‧сы

Noun[edit]

тамсы (tamsï)

  1. drip, drop (of water)
    Тамсы таш тишә.
    Tamsï taš tišä.
    Dripping (water) pierces a stone.
    Бер стакан һыуға 2—3 тамсы йод эретмәһе тамыҙығыҙ.
    Ber stakan hïwğa 2—3 tamsï yod eretmähe tamïðïğïð.
    Drip 2-3 drops of iodine solution into a glass of water.
  2. (in negative sentences) a very small quantity; a jot, a tittle
    Эстән янып-көйөүгә ҡарамаҫтан, кисерештәренең тамсыһын да иренә күрһәтергә ашыҡманы.
    Estän yanïp-köyöwgä qaramaθtan, kisereštäreneñ tamsïhïn da irenä kürhätergä ašïqmanï.
    Although ablaze within, (she) did not hurry to show a droplet of her feelings to her husband.

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