arı

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

Turkish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Turkic arı (bee), from Proto-Turkic *ārɨ (wasp, bee), possibly from Proto-Altaic *p`ḗra (bee). Cognate with Middle Mongolian hirbäkäi ("butterfly", from Proto-Mongolic *herbekei), Evenki herēptin ("bumble-bee", from Proto-Tungus-Manchu *perē-), Middle Korean pǝ̄r, pǝ̄ri ("bee", from Proto-Korean *pǝ̄r-), Middle Japanese fátí, from Old Japanese pati ("bee", from Proto-Japonic *pátí). Possible relation to Uralic *pora/*pāre ("gadfly"), Proto-Dravidian *per- (a kind of bee) and Proto-Indo-European *bʱi- (bee). Related to ayı and бөрі.

Noun[edit]

arı

  1. bee
  2. wasp
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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), possibly from Proto-Altaic *ĕ́ro (clean). Cognate with Chagatai aryt- ("clean"), Turkmen ari ("clean"), Chuvash ire ("good"), Yakut/Sakha irās ("clean"), Middle Mongolian arči- ("clean"), Written Mongolian ariɣun ("clean", from Proto-Mongolic *ar-, can hardly be regarded as borrowed from Turkic), Khalka ariun ("clean"), Kalmyk ärün ("clean"), Dagur arūn ("clean"), Mongour aren ("clean"), Old Japanese arap- ("to wash", from Proto-Japonic *áráp-, *ùrùpà- ("beautiful, excellent")), modern Japanese arau ("wash"), Korean aly ("be beautiful, admirable", from Proto-Korean *àr- ("pretty, beautiful")), Ryukyuan ara-yung ("wash"), Ainu ara ("be pretty, beautiful, decorated, ornamented"). Related to er and -er.

Adjective[edit]

arı

  1. clean
  2. pure
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