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

Declension[edit]


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

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative gece
Definite accusative geceyi
Singular Plural
Nominative gece geceler
Definite accusative geceyi geceleri
Dative geceye gecelere
Locative gecede gecelerde
Ablative geceden gecelerden
Genitive gecenin gecelerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular gecem gecelerim
2nd singular gecen gecelerin
3rd singular gecesi geceleri
1st plural gecemiz gecelerimiz
2nd plural geceniz geceleriniz
3rd plural geceleri geceleri

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Related terms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

gece

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

Adjective[edit]

gece (incomparable)

  1. nocturnal