йәй

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Bashkir[edit]

Йәй

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *jāj (summer).

Cognate with Old Uyghur y՚y (yay, summer); Tatar җәй (cäy), Kyrgyz жай (cay), Kumyk яй, Southern Altai јай (ǰay), Azerbaijani yay, Khakas чайғы (çayğı), Shor чайғы (summer), Yakut сайын (sayın, summer), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jæj]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: йәй (one syllable)

Noun[edit]

йәй (yäy)

  1. summer

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]