çap

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *štšepa, from Proto-Indo-European *sḱep- (cut, split) (compare Serbo-Croatian rascijepati, Greek σκάπτω (skápto, to dig)).

Verb[edit]

çap (first-person singular past tense çapa, participle çapur)

  1. (transitive) to extend one's leg for walking; get a move on
  2. (transitive) to hoe
  3. (transitive, regional) to chew, chew on
  4. (intransitive) to go somewhere, set off
  5. (intransitive) to pace, step, stride

Related terms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish چاپ(çap), from Armenian չափ (čʿapʿ).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

çap (definite accusative çapı, plural çaplar)

  1. diameter
  2. (military) caliber
  3. (figuratively) one's abilities, skills and wisdom
  4. (dialectal) grain measure
  5. (dialectal) measuring arch for wagon wheels

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative çap
Definite accusative çapı
Singular Plural
Nominative çap çaplar
Definite accusative çapı çapları
Dative çapa çaplara
Locative çapta çaplarda
Ablative çaptan çaplardan
Genitive çapın çapların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular çapım çaplarım
2nd singular çapın çapların
3rd singular çapı çapları
1st plural çapımız çaplarımız
2nd plural çapınız çaplarınız
3rd plural çapları çapları
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular çapım çaplarım
2nd singular çapsın çaplarsın
3rd singular çap
çaptır
çaplar
çaplardır
1st plural çapız çaplarız
2nd plural çapsınız çaplarsınız
3rd plural çaplar çaplardır

References[edit]

  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1977), “չափ”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), volume III, 2nd edition, reprint of the original 1926–1935 seven-volume edition, Yerevan: University Press, page 627a
  • Dankoff, Robert (1995) Armenian Loanwords in Turkish (Turcologica; 21), Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, § 588, page 120
  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “çap”, in Nişanyan Sözlük