mavi

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See also: mavì

Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Arabic مَاوِيّ (māwiyy, watery). The “gay” sense is a semantic loan from Russian голубой (goluboj, light blue; gay).

Adjective[edit]

mavi

  1. blue
  2. gay, homosexual

Grass Koiari[edit]

Noun[edit]

mavi

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • Terry Crowley, Claire Bowern, An Introduction to Historical Linguistics

Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

mavi

  1. blue

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

mavi (ma class, plural only)

  1. dung, excrement

Synonyms[edit]


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]

Inflection
Nominative mavi
Definite accusative maviyi
Singular Plural
Nominative mavi maviler
Definite accusative maviyi mavileri
Dative maviye mavilere
Locative mavide mavilerde
Ablative maviden mavilerden
Genitive mavinin mavilerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular mavim mavilerim
2nd singular mavin mavilerin
3rd singular mavisi mavileri
1st plural mavimiz mavilerimiz
2nd plural maviniz mavileriniz
3rd plural mavileri mavileri

Synonyms[edit]

See also[edit]

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