sarı

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Azeri[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic
Roman sarı
Perso-Arabic

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *siarɨg (yellow, white). Cognate with Bashkir һары, Chuvash шурӑ, Kazakh сары, Khakas сарығ, Kyrgyz сары, Old Turkic 𐰽𐰺𐰃𐰍, Tatar сары, Turkish sarı, Uyghur سېرىق, Uzbek sariq.

Adjective[edit]

sarı

  1. yellow

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish صاری (sarı, yellow), from Proto-Turkic *siarɨg (yellow, white).[1] Cognate to Proto-Mongolic *sira (yellow) (cf. Mongolian шар (šar, yellow)), Altaicists consider the Mongolic form to be a cognate to Turkic,[2] however borrowing from Turkic has also been proposed.[3] Under the controversial Altaic theory Japanese 白い (shiroi, white) (< PJ *sìruà-) and Korean (huin, white) (< PK *hắi-) is also compared.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sɑˈɾɯ/
  • Hyphenation: sa‧rı

Adjective[edit]

sarı (comparative daha sarı, superlative en sarı)

  1. yellow
  2. blond
  3. pale, pallid, wan

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See also[edit]

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

camgöbeği

Noun[edit]

sarı (definite accusative sarıyı, plural sarılar)

  1. the color yellow
  2. yolk, yellow (of an egg)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*siarɨg”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. 2.0 2.1 Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*si̯ā̀jri”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  3. ^ Clauson, Gerard (1972), “sarığ”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 848