arı

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See also: ari, Ari, ári, arí, arī, and -ari

Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ары
Roman arı
Perso-Arabic آری

Noun[edit]

arı ‎(definite accusative arını, plural arılar)

  1. bee

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Turkic arı ‎(bee), 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.

Noun[edit]

arı ‎(definite accusative arıyı, plural arılar)

  1. bee
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Turkic arɨɣ/arɨ-/arɨt- ‎(clean, pure, fine), 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.

Adjective[edit]

arı (comparative daha arı, superlative en arı)

  1. clean
  2. pure
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