karpuz

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Turkish[edit]

karpuzlar [2]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قارپوز (qārpūz, 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]

Inflection
Nominative karpuz
Definite accusative karpuzu
Singular Plural
Nominative karpuz karpuzlar
Definite accusative karpuzu karpuzları
Dative karpuza karpuzlara
Locative karpuzda karpuzlarda
Ablative karpuzdan karpuzlardan
Genitive karpuzun karpuzların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular karpuzum karpuzlarım
2nd singular karpuzun karpuzların
3rd singular karpuzu karpuzları
1st plural karpuzumuz karpuzlarımız
2nd plural karpuzunuz karpuzlarınız
3rd plural karpuzları karpuzları
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular karpuzum karpuzlarım
2nd singular karpuzsun karpuzlarsın
3rd singular karpuz
karpuzdur
karpuzlar
karpuzlardır
1st plural karpuzuz karpuzlarız
2nd plural karpuzsunuz karpuzlarsınız
3rd plural karpuzlar karpuzlardır