qara

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See also: qará and q'ara

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic гара
Abjad قارا

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Tabriz, also colloquial) qərə

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *kara. Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (kara, black), Turkish kara, Chuvash хура (hura), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡɑˈrɑ]
  • (Tabriz) IPA(key): [ɡæˈræ][1][2]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: qa‧ra

Adjective[edit]

qara (comparative daha qara, superlative ən qara, intensive qapqara)

  1. black
  2. (only in combination with the verb basmaq) scary hallucination; ghost; nightmare, especially one associated with sleep paralysis
    Synonym: qara-qura
    məni qara basdıI hallucinated; I imagined something scary and unreal

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Azerbaijani · rənglər (layout · text)
          boz      qara
             qırmızı, al; tünd qırmızı              narıncı; qonur, qəhvəyi              sarı; tünd sarı
             açıq yaşıl              yaşıl              salat; tünd yaşıl
             mavi; firuzəyi              açıq göy              göy
             bənövşəyi; indiqo              çəhrayı; açıq çəhrayı              çəhrayı

References[edit]

  1. ^ Haneda, Koichi (2009—2010), “qara”, in لغات لهجه‌ی تبریز [Vocabulary of Tabrizi Dialect] (in Persian), Tabriz: یاران, →ISBN, page 96
  2. ^ Səlimi, Hüseynqulu (1976) A generative phonology of Azerbaijani (PhD)‎[1], University of Florida, page 130: “The Tabriz pronunciation for 'Fold (it)!' is not [gatda], but [gætdæ]. There are other words, too, which reflect a breach of syn-harmony in Tabriz speech, as in [gæræ] < /gara/ gara 'black', etc.”

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Adjective[edit]

qara

  1. black

Verb[edit]

qara (Northern dialect)

(imperative; singular; second)

  1. to look at
  2. to consider
  3. to seek, to query
  4. to care, to be in charge of

Karakalpak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *kara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [qɑˈrɑ]
  • Hyphenation: qa‧ra

Adjective[edit]

qara

  1. black

Antonyms[edit]

Khalaj[edit]

Perso-Arabic قارا

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *kara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Mansûrâbâdî, Talxâbî) IPA(key): [ɢ̥ɒɾa]
  • (Xarrâbî) IPA(key): [qaɾa]

Adjective[edit]

qara

  1. black
    Synonym: hürün

Noun[edit]

qara (definite accusative qarañ, plural qaralar)

  1. nightmare

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Maltese[edit]

Root
q-r-j
6 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicقَرَأَ(qaraʔa).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

qara (imperfect jaqra, past participle moqri, verbal noun qari)

  1. to read
  2. to size up

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of qara
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m qrajt qrajt qara qrajna qrajtu qraw
f qrat
imperfect m naqra taqra jaqra naqraw taqraw jaqraw
f taqra
imperative aqra aqraw

Quechua[edit]

Noun[edit]

qara

  1. skin, leather, bark, peel, hide
  2. agave, maguey; Agave americana

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with q'ara.

Declension[edit]

Tatar[edit]

Adjective[edit]

qara

  1. Latin spelling of кара (qara, black)