gənc

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic ҝәнҹ
Roman gənc
Perso-Arabic گنج

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *gEnč [1]. Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (kenč), Karakhanid کَذْجْ(kenč, young, child; young of any animal), Crimean Tatar, Gagauz and Turkish genç.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡænd͡ʒ], [ɡænd͡z]

Adjective[edit]

gənc (comparative daha gənc, superlative ən gənc)

  1. young (of people)
    gənc qızyoung girl/woman
    Synonym: cavan
    Antonyms: yaşlı, qoca

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

gənc (definite accusative gənci, plural gənclər)

  1. young person, youth

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

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