elçi

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See also: elci and Elçi

Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From el +‎ -çi.

Noun[edit]

elçi (definite accusative elçini, plural elçilər)

  1. one who goes to an unmarried woman's house in order to ask her parents for her hand on a close relative's behalf
  2. envoy
  3. (less common) ambassador
    Synonym: səfir
  4. representative, delegate
    Synonym: nümayəndə
  5. messenger, someone who brings good news
    Synonym: müjdəçi

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From el + -çi. Cognate with Kazakh елші (elşi).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [elt͡ʃi]
  • Hyphenation: el‧çi

Noun[edit]

elçi (definite accusative elçiyi, plural elçiler)

  1. ambassador
  2. delegate
  3. envoy
  4. legate
  5. messenger
  6. (law) minister

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative elçi
Definite accusative elçiyi
Singular Plural
Nominative elçi elçiler
Definite accusative elçiyi elçileri
Dative elçiye elçilere
Locative elçide elçilerde
Ablative elçiden elçilerden
Genitive elçinin elçilerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular elçim elçilerim
2nd singular elçin elçilerin
3rd singular elçisi elçileri
1st plural elçimiz elçilerimiz
2nd plural elçiniz elçileriniz
3rd plural elçileri elçileri

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