ئاغىنە

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Uyghur[edit]

Noun[edit]

ئاغىنە (aghine)

  1. friend, buddy, mate, companion
    Synonyms: ئاداش (adash), دوست (dost), ئۈلپەت (ülpet)

Usage notes[edit]

دوست (dost) is the regular term for a friend, while ئاداش (adash) refers to close friends. However, ئاداش (adash) should be used to strangers to show politeness. ئاغىنە (aghine) is used for contemporaries, while ئۈلپەت (ülpet) refers to companions at work, or whom one is collaborating with.