серек

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From *čirik "rotten", from the verbal stem čiri- "to rot, decay", from Proto-Turkic *čẹr (rot; disease).

Cognate with Tatar черек (çerek), Kazakh шірік (şirik), Kyrgyz чирик (çirik), Southern Altai чирик (čirik), Uzbek chirik, Uyghur چىرىك (chirik), Azerbaijani çürük, Turkish çürük (rotten), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sɪ̞ˈrɪ̞k]
  • Hyphenation: се‧рек

Adjective[edit]

серек (serek)

  1. rotten
    Һауыттағы бер серек алма бөтәһен дә серетә.
    Hawïttağï ber serek alma bötähen dä seretä.
    One rotten apple in the box will make all (apples) rot as well.