defter

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

defter

  1. comparative form of deft: more deft

Etymology 2[edit]

From Turkish defter, from Arabic دفتر (daftar), from Aramaic דהפתּיר (defter), from Ancient Greek διφθέρα (diphthéra).

Noun[edit]

defter (plural defters)

  1. A type of tax register that was used in the Ottoman Empire.

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دفتر (daftar), from Aramaic דהפתּיר (defter), from Ancient Greek διφθέρα (diphthéra).

Noun[edit]

defter

  1. notebook

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish دفتر (defter), from Arabic دفتر (daftar), from Aramaic דהפתּיר (defter), from Ancient Greek διφθέρα (diphthéra).

Noun[edit]

dȅfter m (Cyrillic spelling де̏фтер)

  1. notebook
  2. (accounting) books, accounting records, register
  3. (historical) defter, Ottoman tax register

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic دَفْتَرْ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [defteɾ]
  • Hyphenation: def‧ter

Noun[edit]

defter (definite accusative defteri, plural defterler)

  1. notebook

Derived terms[edit]

Declension[edit]