اوطه‌لق

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Ottoman Turkish[edit]

اوطه‌لق

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Etymology[edit]

From اوطه(oda, room, chamber) +‎ ـلق(-lık).

Noun[edit]

اوطه‌لق (odalık)

  1. handmaid, chambermaid
  2. woman, baggage (like German Frauenzimmer)
  3. odalisque, a female slave adduced by her owner as a concubine

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References[edit]

  • Braun-Wiesbaden, Karl (1876) Eine türkische Reise (in German), volume 2, Stuttgart: Verlag von August Auerbach, page 85
  • Zenker, Julius Theodor (1866), “اوطه‌لق”, in Türkisch-arabisch-persisches Handwörterbuch, volume 1, Leipzig: Wilhelm Engelmann, page 115