mavi

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Azeri[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic مَاوِيّ ‎(māwiyy, watery). For the development of the “gay” sense compare Russian голубой ‎(goluboj, light blue; gay).

Adjective[edit]

mavi

  1. blue (light), cyan
  2. gay, homosexual

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ottoman Turkish ماوى ‎(mavi), from Arabic مَاوِيّ ‎(māwiyy, watery).

Adjective[edit]

mavi

  1. blue

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ماوى ‎(mavi), from Arabic مَاوِيّ ‎(māwiyy, watery).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑːvi]
  • Hyphenation: ma‧vi

Adjective[edit]

māvi (comparative daha mavi, superlative en mavi)

  1. blue

Noun[edit]

māvi ‎(definite accusative maviyi, plural maviler)

  1. blue

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Turkish · renkler (layout · text)
     kırmızı, kızıl      yeşil      sarı      bej      beyaz, ak
     kırmızı, al      pembe      turkuaz      limon çürüğü      yavruağzı
     mor      lacivert      turuncu      gri, boz      eflatun
     siyah, kara      mor      kahverengi, boz      gök      mavi,