бай

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bāy (rich, noble; many, numerous). Cognate with Turkish bay.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɑj]
  • Hyphenation: бай (one syllable)

Adjective[edit]

бай (bay)

  1. rich, wealthy
    “Форбс” журналы Рәсәйҙәге иң бай кешеләрҙең исемдәрен асыҡланы.
    “Forbs” jurnalı Räsäyðäge iŋ bay keşelärðeŋ isemdären asıqlanı.
    The Forbes magazine published the names of Russia's richest people.

Antonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

бай (bay)

  1. rich man
  2. component forming given male names

Derived terms[edit]


Kazakh[edit]

Cyrillic бай (bai)
Arabic باي
Latin

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bāj (rich, noble; many, numerous). Cognate with Turkish bay, etc.

Adjective[edit]

бай (bai)

  1. rich, wealthy (component of many male proper names)

Kumyk[edit]

Adjective[edit]

бай (bay)

  1. rich, wealthy
    • 1912, Batırmurza, Nuhay, Давут булан Лайла [Dawut and Leyla]‎[1]:
      Н. деген шагьарда Абдурагьман деген бир гиши бар эди. Оьзю олай бай болмаса да, яхшы илму билеген, гёзю ачылгъан гиши эди.
      N. degen şaharda Abdurahman degen bir gişi bar edi. Özü olay bay bolmasa da, yaxşı ilmu bilegen, gözü açılğan gişi edi.
      In a city called N, there was a man called Aburahman. Although he wasn't that rich himself, he was a well educated and enlighted man.
    Antonym: пакъыр (paqır)

Kyrgyz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bāy.

Adjective[edit]

бай (bay) (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

  1. rich

Russian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a Turkic source. Cf Turkish bay, Azerbaijani bay, Kazakh бай (bai), Kyrgyz бай (bay), Tatar бай (bay), Bashkir бай (bay), Turkmen baý.

Noun[edit]

бай (bajm anim (genitive ба́я, nominative plural ба́и, genitive plural ба́ев)

  1. (historical, Central Asia) bay or bai, a rich man, lord, (by extension) exploiter
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from English bye.

Interjection[edit]

бай (baj)

  1. (colloquial) bye
    Synonym: (more common) пока́ (poká)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

бай (baj)

  1. second-person singular imperative imperfective of ба́ять (bájatʹ)

Southern Altai[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bāy (rich, noble; many, numerous). Cognate with Turkish bay.

Adjective[edit]

бай (bay)

  1. rich

References[edit]

N. A. Baskakov, Toščakova N.A, editor (1947), “бай”, in Ojrotsko-Russkij Slovarʹ, M.: OGIZ, →ISBN


Tabasaran[edit]

Noun[edit]

бай (baj)

  1. son
  2. boy

Tuvan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bāj (rich, noble; many, numerous). Cognate with Turkish bay.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

бай (bay)

  1. rich, wealthy
  2. abundant, plentiful
    Synonym: байлак (baylak)

Derived terms[edit]


Yakut[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bāy (rich, noble; many, numerous). Cognate with Turkish bay and Bashkir бай (bay) (listed above). See also Bashkir байыу (bayıw) for more cognates.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

бай (bay)

  1. (intransitive) to be rich, become rich, get rich, grow rich

Related terms[edit]