karpuz

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Turkish[edit]

karpuzlar [2]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قارپوز ‎(karpuz, melon), from Persian خربز ‎(xarboz, melon) and likely influenced by Greek καρπός ‎(karpós, fruit, grain), both from Ancient Greek καρπός ‎(karpós, fruit, grain, produce), from Proto-Indo-European *kerp- ‎(pluck, harvest), from *(s)ker- ‎(to cut). Cognate with English harvest.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): kʌɾpúz
  • Hyphenation: kar‧puz
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Noun[edit]

karpuz ‎(definite accusative karpuzu, plural karpuzlar)

  1. watermelon (plant)
  2. watermelon (fruit)
  3. (in the plural, slang) breasts

Declension[edit]