күпме

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

күп (küp, many, much) +‎ -ме (-me, interrogative particle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkʏp.mɪ̞]
  • Hyphenation: күп‧ме

Determiner[edit]

күпме (küpme)

  1. (interrogative) how many
  2. (interrogative) how much
  3. (relative) so much, so many, as much, as many, how much, how many
    Бер йәшниктә – 16, икенсеһендә 14 кг кәнфит бар. Өсөнсө йәшниктә беренсе һәм икенсе йәшниктә күпме булһа, шунса кәнфит.
    Ber yäšniktä – 16, ikensehendä 14 kg känfit bar. Ösönsö yäšniktä berense häm ikense yäšniktä küpme bulha, šunsa känfit.
    There are 16 kg of candies in one box (and) 14 kg in the second. In the third box, there are as many candies as there are in the first and in the second box.
    (From an elementary math textbook)
    Күпме генә әҙерләнһәң дә, имтихандан ҡурҡыта, әлбиттә.
    Küpme genä äðerlänhäñ dä, imtixandan qurqïta, älbittä.
    Naturally, (you are) afraid of an (upcoming) exam, no matter how much you prepare for it.