имсәк

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Bashkir[edit]

Имсәк

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *em-ček (breast; nipple) (earliest attested in 13th century), from *em- (to suck).

Cognate with Kyrgyz эмчек (emçek), Southern Altai эмчек (emček), Kazakh емшек (emşek), Crimean Tatar emçek, Uzbek emchak, Salar emçüx, Turkmen emjek, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [im.ˈsæk]
  • Hyphenation: им‧сәк

Noun[edit]

имсәк (imsäk)

  1. (anatomy) breast
    Иламаған балаға имсәк бирмәйҙәр.
    Ilamağan balağa imsäk birmäyðär.
    (They) don't give breast to a child that doesn't cry. (=A child that doesn't cry doesn't get breastfed).
  2. (animals) nipple(s)

Declension[edit]