aslan

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Aromanian[edit]

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From Turkish aslan.

Noun[edit]

aslan

  1. lion

Turkish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ارسلان ‎(arslan), from Proto-Turkic.

Cognate with Azeri aslan, Bashkir арыҫлан ‎(arïθlan), Crimean Tatar arslan, Chuvash арăслан ‎(arăslan), Kazakh арыстан ‎(arıstan), Kyrgyz арстан ‎(arstan), Tatar арыслан ‎(arıslan), Turkmen arslan, Uzbek arslon, Uyghur ئارسلان ‎(arslan).

Compare Erzya арыслан ‎(aryslan), Mongolian арслан ‎(arslan).

Compare also Adyghe аслъан ‎(āsłān), and the given names Persian ارسلان ‎(Arsalân), اصلان ‎(Aslân), Arabic أَصْلَان ‎(ʾaṣlān), Turkic borrowings.

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Noun[edit]

aslan

  1. (zoology) lion