çukur

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish چوقور(çukur)[1], from Proto-Turkic *čok- (to dig, delve).[2]

Noun[edit]

çukur (definite accusative çukuru, plural çukurlar)

  1. hole
  2. ravine, glen

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative çukur
Definite accusative çukuru
Singular Plural
Nominative çukur çukurlar
Definite accusative çukuru çukurları
Dative çukura çukurlara
Locative çukurda çukurlarda
Ablative çukurdan çukurlardan
Genitive çukurun çukurların

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Redhouse, James W. (1890), “چوقور”, in A Turkish and English Lexicon, Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian, page 737
  2. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*čok-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill