mavi

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See also: mavì

Azeri[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Arabic مَاوِيّ (māwiyy, watery). For the development of the “gay” sense, compare 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]

Borrowing 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]

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,