тынсыу

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Bashkir[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately a derivation from Proto-Turkic *dï̄n (spirit, breath; rest)[1]. Cognate with Tatar тынчу (tınçu), Kazakh тыншу (tınşw, stuffy, poorly ventilated); compare also Kumyk тунчукъ (stuffy, poorly ventilated).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [tɯ̞n.ˈsɯ̞w]
  • Hyphenation: тын‧сыу

Adjective[edit]

тынсыу (tïnsïw)

  1. (air, room etc.) difficult to breath; poorly ventilated; stuffy
  2. (weather) close, oppressive, sultry, muggy

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*dɨ̄n”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill