бек

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Russian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish بك (beğ, lord).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

бек (bekm anim (genitive бе́ка, nominative plural бе́ки, genitive plural бе́ков)

  1. (title) bey, beg, bek, master
  2. Turkish or Persian chieftain

Usage notes[edit]

Used like Mr. with Turkish and some Persian names. As a title, used with the first name only. It follows the name and is attached by a hyphen: Ибрагим-бек (Ibrahim bey).

Declension[edit]