яман

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic yaman, from Proto-Turkic *jAman (bad).

Cognate with Kazakh жаман (jaman), Karakalpak жаман (žaman), Kyrgyz жаман (caman), Karachay-Balkar аман (aman), Uzbek yomon, Azeri, Turkish yaman, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jɑˈmɑn]
  • Hyphenation: я‧ман

Adjective[edit]

яман (yaman)

  1. bad
    Сеймал иҡтисады ни өсөн яман?
    Seymal iqtisadï ni ösön yaman?
    Why raw materials(-based) economy is bad?
    Бәләкәс баланы яман күҙҙән һаҡлып өс йәшкәсә кешегә күрһәтмәгәндәр.
    Bäläkäs balanï yaman küððän haqlïp ös yäškäsä kešegä kürhätmägändär.
    (They) wouldn't show small children to strangers until they were three, so as to guard them from the evil eye.
  2. wicked, evil, ill-natured; malicious, spiteful
    Сабан ат, яман ҡатын, ҡыйыш мылтыҡ — шул өсәү ир-егетте ҡартайталыр.
    Saban at, yaman qatïn, qïyïš mïltïq — šul ösäw ir-yegette qartaytalïr.
    A lazy horse, an evil wife, (and) a crooked rifle — these three things make a man grow old.
    (Aqmulla)

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