sevda

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic سَوْدَاء(sawdāʾ, black bile, melancholy). Associated in Turkish with sevgi (love), sevmek (to love), with which it is originally unrelated.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sevda/, [seβˈdɑ]

Noun[edit]

sevda

  1. infatuation, strong love
  2. strong desire, passion

Further reading[edit]

  • sevda in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu