aslan

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Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish ارسلان (arslan).

Noun[edit]

aslan

  1. lion

Turkish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From arslan, from Ottoman Turkish ارسلان (arslan), from Proto-Turkic [Term?], equivalent to arsıl (auburn, brown) + -lan (suffix denoting a wild, predatory animal). Compare kaplan (tiger), yılan (snake), sırtlan (hyena).

Cognate with Azerbaijani 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), Kalmyk арслң (arslñ), Mongolian арслан (arslan, lion). Compare the Turkic borrowings Adyghe аслъан (āsłān), Middle Armenian ասլան (aslan), and the given names Persian ارسلان (Arsalân), اصلان (Aslân), Arabic أَصْلَان (ʾaṣlān).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

aslan (definite accusative aslanı, plural aslanlar)

  1. (zoology) lion

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative aslan
Definite accusative aslanı
Singular Plural
Nominative aslan aslanlar
Definite accusative aslanı aslanları
Dative aslana aslanlara
Locative aslanda aslanlarda
Ablative aslandan aslanlardan
Genitive aslanın aslanların