yıldız

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Gagauz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic yultuz, from Proto-Turkic *jul-duŕ (star).

Noun[edit]

yıldız (definite accusative yıldızı, plural yıldızlar)

  1. star

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish یلدز (yıldız), from Old Turkic yultuz, from Proto-Turkic *jul-duŕ (star). Compare Azeri ulduz; Bashkir йондоҙ (yondoð); Chagatai ىولدوز (yulduz); Dolgan һулус (hulus); Gagauz yıldız; Karachay-Balkar жулдуз (culduz), джулдуз (culduz); Karakalpak juldız; Kazakh жұлдыз (juldız); Khakas чылтыс (çıltıs); Kumyk юлдуз (yulduz); Kyrgyz жылдыз (cıldız); Nogai юлдыз (yuldız); Shor чылтыс (çıltıs); Southern Altai јылдыс (cıldıs); Tatar yoldız; Turkmen ýyldyz; Tuvan сылдыс (sıldıs); Uyghur يۇلتۇز (yultuz); Uzbek yulduz; Yakut сулус (sulus).

Noun[edit]

yıldız (definite accusative yıldızı, plural yıldızlar)

  1. A widely-known person; a celebrity.
  2. Actors in leading roles in movies, television shows and other dramatic media.
  3. An asterisk (*).
  4. A symbol used to rate quality, notably used for hotels, with ratings from 1 (poor quality) to 5 stars (top quality).
  5. (astronomy) star

Declension[edit]