əl

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *el, *elig. Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (älig, hand), Turkish el, Chuvash алӑ (ală).

Noun[edit]

əl (definite accusative əli, plural əllər)

  1. hand
    Yeməkdən əvvəl əllərinizi sabunla yuyun!Wash your hands with soap before eating!
  2. (backgammon) the starting point (often a slot) on a backgammon board, where all 15 of a players pieces are lined up at the start of the game.

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