dəri

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic дәри
Roman dəri
Perso-Arabic دری
İnsan dərisi.
Human skin.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *dẹri (skin)[1]. Cognate with Turkmen and Turkish deri, Kazakh терi (teri), Karachay-Balkar, Kumyk, and Kyrgyz тери (teri), Uzbek teri, Uyghur تېرە(tëre), Yakut and Dolgan тирии, Tatar and Bashkir тире (tire).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [dæˈri]
  • Hyphenation: də‧ri

Noun[edit]

dəri (definite accusative dərini, plural dərilər)

  1. (anatomy) skin
    dərisini soymaq
    to flay/skin (or, figuratively, to punish someone harshly)
  2. leather

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*dẹri”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill