sirke

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

sirke

  1. vinegar

Declension[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Turkic [script needed] (sirke, acid of grape), from Proto-Turkic *sirke (vinegar), possibly from Proto-Altaic *sū̀re (sour, acid, stinking).[1] Akin to Persian سرکه (serke), according to Doerfer the direction of a possible borrowing is not clear.[2]

Noun[edit]

sirke (definite accusative sirkeyi, plural sirkeler)

  1. vinegar (condiment)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Turkic [script needed] (sirke, nit), from Proto-Turkic *sirke (nit), possibly from Proto-Altaic *si̯ằjrí (nit, louse).[3]

Noun[edit]

sirke (definite accusative sirkeyi, plural sirkeler)

  1. nit (egg of a louse)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill: “*sū̀re”
  2. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “sirke1”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  3. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill: “*si̯ằjrí”