buzağı

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish بوزاغو (buzağu), بوزاغی (buzağı, a sucking calf), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (buzağu, calf), from Proto-Turkic *buŕagu (calf).[1] Compare Hungarian borjú (calf), a borrowing from Bulgar *burǝʷu. Akin to Proto-Mongolic *biraxu (calf) (cf. Mongolian бяруу (bjaruu, calf in its second year)), perhaps inherited from a common source[2] or a Turkic loanword.[3] Compare also Turkish dialectal buza- (to bear a calf).

Noun[edit]

buzağı (definite accusative buzağıyı, plural buzağılar)

  1. unweaned calf

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative buzağı
Definite accusative buzağıyı
Singular Plural
Nominative buzağı buzağılar
Definite accusative buzağıyı buzağıları
Dative buzağıya buzağılara
Locative buzağıda buzağılarda
Ablative buzağıdan buzağılardan
Genitive buzağının buzağıların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular buzağım buzağılarım
2nd singular buzağın buzağıların
3rd singular buzağısı buzağıları
1st plural buzağımız buzağılarımız
2nd plural buzağınız buzağılarınız
3rd plural buzağıları buzağıları

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*buŕa-gu”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*bi̯ŏ́ŕu”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  3. ^ Clauson, Gerard (1972), “buza:ğu:”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 391