çağ

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See also: Çağ, cag, cág, and CAG

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic чағ
Roman çağ
Perso-Arabic چاغ

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *čiāk (time).[1]. According to Doerfer, the sense 'time' is a later development, the original sense being 'measure ("Maß einer Sache")'[2]. For the semantic development in adjectival senses, see Persian چاق‎. Cognate with Turkish çağ, Turkmen çag, Crimean Tatar çağ (era), Tatar чак (çaq), Uzbek chogʻ, Uyghur چاغ(chagh, era), Chuvash чух (čuh) (←Tatar), Yakut сах (sax).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃɑɣ], [t͡sɑɣ]

Noun[edit]

çağ (definite accusative çağı, plural çağlar)

  1. time
    • 2012 May 3, Ə. Saadi, Quran Təfsiri[1], retrieved February 2, 2018:
      Onlara tapşırılmışdı ki, gecənin qaranlıq çağında yola çıxsınlar və istirahət üçün belə dayanmadan hərəkət etsinlər.
      It was commanded to them, that they would set out at the darkest time of the night and keep moving without stopping for rest.
    Synonyms: vaxt, zaman
  2. (figuratively) days, hour, time
    Yaşlı adamıq, bütün həyat boyu işləməmişik ki, ömrümüzün bu çağında evsiz-eşiksiz qalaq.
    We are old people, we didn't work our all life [only] to be left homeless these days of our lifetime.
    Komandir müharibənin ən ümidsiz çağında belə döyüşçüləri ruhlandırmağa çalışırdı.
    Even in the hopeless hour of the war, the commander was making his best to inspire the troops.
    Synonyms: vaxt, zaman, zəmanə, an, dövr, əyyam
  3. (Göygöl) the space between the joints on a finger
  4. (rare) spoke (part of the wheel)
    Synonym: dəndənə

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

çağ

  1. healthy, peppy, full of energy (especially despite old age)
  2. plump, well-fed
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:kök
  3. cheerful, happy, joyful
    Synonym: saz

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) , “*čiāk”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Doerfer, Gerhard (1967) Türkische und mongolische Elemente im Neupersischen [Turkic and Mongolian Elements in New Persian] (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur: Veröffentlichungen der Orientalischen Kommission; 20) (in German), volume 3, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, § 1045;1047, page 26; 29

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

çağ

  1. era

Declension[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish چاغ‎, from Proto-Turkic *čiāk (time).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃaɰ/, [t͡ʃɑː]

Noun[edit]

çağ (definite accusative çağı, plural çağlar)

  1. era, epoch, age, period
    altın çağgolden age
  2. age (one of the stages of life)

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative çağ
Definite accusative çağı
Singular Plural
Nominative çağ çağlar
Definite accusative çağı çağları
Dative çağa çağlara
Locative çağda çağlarda
Ablative çağdan çağlardan
Genitive çağın çağların

Derived terms[edit]