cenk

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See also: Cenk and cénk

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian جنگ.

Noun[edit]

cenk

  1. battle

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡sɛŋk/
  • Hyphenation: cenk

Noun[edit]

cenk ‎(plural cenkek)

  1. (archaic) rotter, cad (a worthless, despicable person)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -ek, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative cenk cenkek
accusative cenket cenkeket
dative cenknek cenkeknek
instrumental cenkkel cenkekkel
causal-final cenkért cenkekért
translative cenkké cenkekké
terminative cenkig cenkekig
essive-formal cenkként cenkekként
essive-modal
inessive cenkben cenkekben
superessive cenken cenkeken
adessive cenknél cenkeknél
illative cenkbe cenkekbe
sublative cenkre cenkekre
allative cenkhez cenkekhez
elative cenkből cenkekből
delative cenkről cenkekről
ablative cenktől cenkektől
Possessive forms of cenk
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. cenkem cenkjeim
2nd person sing. cenked cenkjeid
3rd person sing. cenkje cenkjei
1st person plural cenkünk cenkjeink
2nd person plural cenketek cenkjeitek
3rd person plural cenkjük cenkjeik

Usage notes[edit]

Its original meaning was dog, hunting dog. The literary language of the 19th century used it in a pejorative sense.

References[edit]

  • Tótfalusi István, Magyar Értelmező Kéziszótár A-Z-ig, Merényi Könyvkiadó, Budapest, 1996, ISBN 963 698 053 5

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian or Persian جنگ ‎(jang).

Noun[edit]

cenk ‎(definite accusative cenği, plural cenkler)

  1. (dated) war

Synonyms[edit]