gəmi

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ҝəми
Roman gəmi
Perso-Arabic گەمی

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *gẹ̄mi (boat). [1]. Cognate with Crimean Tatar and Turkish gemi etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡæˈmi], [d͡ʒæˈmi]
  • Hyphenation: gə‧mi

Noun[edit]

gəmi (definite accusative gəmini, plural gəmilər)

  1. ship
    nicat gəmisi
    the boat of salvation
    (a frequent metaphor of Husayn ibn Ali in Shia discourse)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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