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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آج (ac, hungry), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (ac, hungry), from Proto-Turkic *āç, *ạ̄č (hunger).

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Noun[edit]

(definite accusative açı, plural açlar)

  1. (archaic) hunger
    Acımdan ölüyorum.I am dying of hunger.
    (Literally of my hunger)
  2. hungry, esurient or greedy person or people
    ne yemez tok ne demez.Hungry person eats anything, satieted person complains of everything.
    (A proverb)

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  • The noun has two declension forms. One normal and one with /ç/→/c/.

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(comparative daha , superlative en )

  1. hungry, unfed
    ayı oynamaz.A hungry bear won't dance.
    (A proverb)
  2. greedy, covetous, insatiable

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