𐰀𐰕

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Old Turkic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *āŕ (few, very little). Cognate with Karakhanid اازْ (āz, scanty) Turkish az (few, little), Turkmen āz (few, little).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Orkhon) 𐰔 (az)

Adjective[edit]

𐰀𐰕 (āz)

  1. few, scanty

Adverb[edit]

𐰀𐰕 (āz)

  1. a little

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *āŕ- (to go astray, lose one's way). Cognate with Karakhanid اازْماقْ (āzmāq, to lose one's way), Chuvash урма (urma, to lose mind, go mad), Turkmen āzmak (to go astray), Turkish azmak (to go astray, be horny).

Verb[edit]

𐰀𐰕 (āz-)

  1. to go astray
  2. to lose one's way

References[edit]

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “a:z & a:z-”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, pages 727&729
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*Āŕ”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*āŕ-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill