tembel

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تنبل(tembel), from Persian تنبل(tambal).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

tembel m or n (feminine singular tembelă, masculine plural tembeli, feminine and neuter plural tembele)

  1. slacker, sluggard, slothful, indolent
  2. inert
  3. dull, stupid

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تنبل(tembel), from Persian تنبل(tambal).

Adjective[edit]

tembel (comparative daha tembel, superlative en tembel)

  1. lazy

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative tembel
Definite accusative tembeli
Singular Plural
Nominative tembel tembeller
Definite accusative tembeli tembelleri
Dative tembele tembellere
Locative tembelde tembellerde
Ablative tembelden tembellerden
Genitive tembelin tembellerin
  • When adjectives are declined according to the cases, they become nouns.
tembel insanları sevmem. - tembelleri sevmem.
I do not like lazy people. - I do not like lazies.