къын

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къын (qən) (intransitive)

  1. to turn into a stone
    Медузэ еплъырэ мэкъышт
    Medwză epłəră măqəšt
    Whoever looks at Medusa will turn into a stone.
  2. to become petrified
  3. to be frozen (Kfar Kama dialect)
    Хьэлэгъор мэкъы
    Ḥălăġor măqə
    The bread is freezing.
    Чэщым сыкъэу сыхэт
    Čăš̍əm səqăw səxăt
    I am standing at the night freezing.
    Кӏалэр мэкъы, чъыӏэм хэт
    Č̣̍ālăr măqə, čəʾăm xăt
    The boy is freezing, he is in the cold.
    Хьэлэгъор мэкъыгъа?
    Ḥălăġor măqəġā?
    Did the bread froze?

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