çay

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See also: cay, CAY, cáy, cây, cấy, čay, and çaý

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic чај
Roman çay
Perso-Arabic چای

Etymology 1[edit]

Ultimately from Sinitic .

Noun[edit]

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. tea

Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *čāj.

Noun[edit]

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. river

Declension[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish, from Persian چای (čây).

Noun[edit]

çay

  1. tea

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish, from Persian چای (čây).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

çay ?

  1. tea

Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish [Term?], from Sinitic . [1]

Noun[edit]

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. tea (Plant)
  2. tea (The dried leaves or buds of the tea plant)
  3. tea (The drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)

Descendants[edit]

  • Adyghe: щай (š̍āj)
  • Lower Sorbian: čaj (literary)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *čāj.

Noun[edit]

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. a small river
Declension[edit]
Inflection
Nominative çay
Definite accusative çayı
Singular Plural
Nominative çay çaylar
Definite accusative çayı çayları
Dative çaya çaylara
Locative çayda çaylarda
Ablative çaydan çaylardan
Genitive çayın çayların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular çayım çaylarım
2nd singular çayın çayların
3rd singular çayı çayları
1st plural çayımız çaylarımız
2nd plural çayınız çaylarınız
3rd plural çayları çayları

References[edit]

  1. ^ "chai." Dictionary.com. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. 2006.

Zazaki[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish, from Persian چای (čây).

Noun[edit]

çay ?

  1. tea