gece

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *gēče (night, evening), see Turkish gece (night) below.

Noun[edit]

gece

  1. night

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish گیجه (gece, night, evening), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (gece, night), from Proto-Turkic *gēče (night, evening). Cognate to geç (late) and gecikmek (to be late). Compare Turkic cognates such as Old Turkic 𐰛𐰃𐰲𐰀 (kéče, evening, late in the evening), Karakhanid [script needed] (kéčē, night, at night), Turkmen gīje (night), Yakut киэһэ (kiehe, evening), and Hungarian késik (to be late) a Turkic borrowing from the same root. Unrelated to geç- (to pass) which has a short /e/.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gece (definite accusative geceyi, plural geceler)

  1. night

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Adverb[edit]

gece

  1. at night, in the night, by night
  2. nocturnally

Adjective[edit]

gece (incomparable)

  1. nocturnal