tepe

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See also: Tepe and tepe̱'

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Turkish tepe.[1]

Noun[edit]

tepe (plural tepes)

  1. A hill.

References[edit]

  1. ^ tepe” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

tepē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of tepeō

Olo[edit]

Noun[edit]

tepe

  1. water

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

Swahili[edit]

Noun[edit]

tepe (needs class)

  1. braid

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish تپه (tepe, crown of the head, apex, summit, mountain peak, hill), from Proto-Turkic *tepö, *töpö (hill, top; top of head), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *t`ĕp`á (tuft (of hair)). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐱅𐰇𐰯𐰇 (töpü, height), Old Uyghur [script needed] (töpü, top of head), Karakhanid [script needed] (töpü, summit of a mountain, hill, crown of a head), Yakut төбө (töbö, top, summit).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teˈpɛ/
  • Hyphenation: te‧pe

Noun[edit]

tepe (definite accusative tepeyi, plural tepeler)

  1. hill
  2. top, peak
  3. apex, vertex
  4. crest, crown

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972), “töpü:”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 436
  • Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*tepö (-ü)”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill