сәй

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Bashkir[edit]

Сәй (sense 1)
Сәй (sense 2)

Etymology[edit]

From Persian چای (čây), Sanskrit चाय (cāya), from Sinitic .

Cognate with Southern Altai, Kyrgyz, Karakalpak чай (čay), Kazakh шай (şay), шәй (şäy), Karachay-Balkar шай (šay), Tatar чәй (çäy), Uzbek choy, Uyghur چاي (chay), Azeri, Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen çay, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sæj]
  • Hyphenation: сәй

Noun[edit]

сәй (säy)

  1. tea (drink)
    Күк сәй.
    Kük säy.
    Green tea.
    Ҡаты сәй.
    Qatï säy.
    Strong tea.
    Байрам булды ниһә, ауылда ҡатын-ҡыҙҙар сәйгә йөрөшөр ине.
    Bayram buldï nihä, awïlda qatïn-qïððar säygä yöröšör ine.
    On holidays, women in villages would visit each other for tea.
  2. tea (dried leaves of tea plant)
    Таҡта сәй.
    Taqta säy.
    Tea brick, compressed tea.

Declension[edit]