arı

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See also: ari, Ari, ARI, ári, arí, Ári, arī, Arı, -ari, and àrì

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ары
Roman arı
Perso-Arabic آری

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ārɨ (bee).[1]

Noun[edit]

arı (definite accusative arını, plural arılar)

  1. bee

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*ārɨ”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ārɨ (wasp, bee), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *p`ḗra (bee). Related to ayı and бөрі. Cognate with Old Turkic [Term?] (bee).

Noun[edit]

arı (definite accusative arıyı, plural arılar)

  1. bee
Derived terms[edit]

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *aru, *ạrɨ- (clean, pure, to be clean; to clean, purify), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *ĕ́ro (clean). Related to er and -er. Cognate with Azerbaijani arı, Bashkir арыу (arïw), Karakalpak aruw, Karachay-Balkar аруў, Kazakh ару (arw), Kyrgyz аруу (aruu), Southern Altai ару (aru), Uzbek ori', Tuvan арыг (arıg).

Adjective[edit]

arı (comparative daha arı, superlative en arı)

  1. clean
  2. pure
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