akın

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See also: Akın and akin

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈkɯ́n/
  • Hyphenation: a‧kın

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آقين (aqïn, rushing tumultuously like a torrent, a foray, raid), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (aqïn, raid), from Proto-Turkic *iak-ɨn (flow, stream), from Proto-Turkic *iak- (to flow). See akmak (to flow).

Cognate with Old Uyghur [script needed] (aqïn, fluid, liquid), Karakhanid اَقِنْ (aqïn, stream, sudden rush of water), [script needed] (aqïnčï, raider), Kipchak [script needed] (aqïn, raid), Kazakh ағын (ağın, flow).

Noun[edit]

akın (definite accusative akını, plural akınlar)

  1. influx, inflow, flow
  2. foray, invasion
  3. raid
    • 1961, Yahya Kemal Beyatlı, "Akıncı" in Kendi Gök Kubbemiz:
      Bin atlı akınlarda, çocuklar gibi şendik.
      We were merry as children at the raids which had a thousand riders.
  4. rush, incursion, irruption
  5. spate
  6. exodus
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

akın

  1. third-person singular possessive of ak
  2. third-person singular genitive of ak

Etymology 3[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈaˌkɯn/
  • Hyphenation: a‧kın

Verb[edit]

akın

  1. second-person plural imperative of akmak

References[edit]

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “akın”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “akın”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 87