hatun

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hatun

  1. Genitive singular form of hattu.

Anagrams[edit]


Quechua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hatun

  1. big, tall, grand, high, large, long, great, important
  2. serious

Noun[edit]

hatun

  1. size, height

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic χatun, katun, from Sogdian χwatēn (χwa self + tāw power, strength),[1][2][3] or Saka χattuna,[4] from Proto-Turkic *Kādɨn relative-in-law, from Proto-Altaic *ki̯ā́du 'relative'.[5]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): hɑ:'tun

Noun[edit]

hatun

  1. (slang) an attractive young woman
  2. (archaic, dialectal) wife

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carter Vaughn Findley, Turks in World History, Oxford University Press, 2005, p. 45: "... Many elements of Non-Turkic origin also became part of Türk statecraft [...] for example, as in the case of khatun [...] and beg [...] both terms being of Sogdian origin and ever since in common use in Turkish. ..."
  2. ^ Fatima Mernissi, "The Forgotten Queens of Islam", University of Minnesota Press, 1993. pg 21: "... Khatun 'is a title of Sogdian origin borne by the wives and female relatives of the Tu-chueh and subsequent Turkish Rulers ..."
  3. ^ Leslie P. Peirce, "The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire", Oxford University Press, 1993. pg 312: "... On the title Khatun, see Boyle, 'Khatun', 1933, according to whom it was of Soghdian origin and was borne by wives and female relations of various Turkish Rulers. ..."
  4. ^ http://www.nisanyansozluk.com/?k=hatun&lnk=1
  5. ^ http://starling.rinet.ru/cgi-bin/response.cgi?single=1&basename=%2fdata%2falt%2fturcet&text_number=+760&root=config