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]