çatlak

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Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • çatlaḫ (dialectal, Gürün, sense “prostitute” only)

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Azerbaijani çatlaq.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

çatlak (comparative daha çatlak, superlative en çatlak)

  1. split, slit, cracked, fissured
  2. chapped (skin)
  3. cracked, uneven in tone (of voice)
  4. (figuratively, colloquial) crazy, loony, cracked, nuts
  5. (dialectal, Mesudiye) prostitute

Noun[edit]

çatlak (definite accusative çatlağı, plural çatlaklar)

  1. crack, split; fissure
  2. chap, crack (on the skin)
  3. crack in the bone

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative çatlak
Definite accusative çatlağı
Singular Plural
Nominative çatlak çatlaklar
Definite accusative çatlağı çatlakları
Dative çatlağa çatlaklara
Locative çatlakta çatlaklarda
Ablative çatlaktan çatlaklardan
Genitive çatlağın çatlakların

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • çatlak”, in Türkiye'de halk ağzından derleme sözlüğü [Compilation Dictionary of Popular Speech in Turkey] (in Turkish), volume III, Ankara: Türk Dil Kurumu, 1968, page 1091a