güreş

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From West Old Turkic keriš-, kureš ("wrestling"), from the word root *küre- ("to wrestle"), from Proto-Turkic *gErüĺ- (to fight, to struggle). Cognate with Kypchak küreş . Further cognates include Tatar köräš, kuraš, Uighur küräš, Azerbaijani güläš, Chuvash kǝreš/кӗреш(ӳ), Tuva xüres, Kyrgyz keriš, küröš, Kazakh keris, küres/курес, Bashkir көрәш (etc.). More at gür.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɟyɾɛʃ]
  • Hyphenation: gü‧reş

Noun[edit]

güreş

  1. wrestling

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References[edit]

  • Etymological Dictionary of Pre-Thirteenth Century Turkish, Oxford, 1972, pp. 747-748.
  • “güreş” in Nişanyan Sözlük