könül

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic көнүл
Roman könül
Perso-Arabic کؤنۆل

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *göjŋ-il (heart, mood).[1] Cognate with Turkish gönül.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [kœˈnyl]
  • (Tabriz) IPA(key): [d͡ʒœːl]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kön‧ül

Noun[edit]

könül (definite accusative könlü, plural könüllər)

  1. (poetic) heart, soul
    Synonyms: ürək, qəlb
  2. wish, desire
    Synonyms: istək, arzu

Spelling notes[edit]

This noun is one of several Azerbaijani nouns which lose their last vowel in the accusative, genitive and dative singular, and in the singular possessive forms (see more Azerbaijani nouns which lose their last vowel).

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Derived compound verbs[2]

See also[edit]

  • ruh (spirit; essence that is believed to live on after death)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*göjŋ-il”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Əzizbəyov X. Ə. (1965), “көнүл”, in Азәрбајҹанҹа-русҹа лүғәт [Azerbaijani-Russian Dictionary], Baku: Azərbaycan Dövlət Nəşriyyatı, page 214