vilayet

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Turkish vilayet, from Arabic وِلَايَة (wilāya). [1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vilayet (plural vilayets)

  1. One of the chief administrative divisions or provinces of the Ottoman Empire.

Translations[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Arabic وِلَايَة (wilāya).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [vilaˈjɛt]
  • Hyphenation: vi‧la‧jet

Noun[edit]

vilayet (definite accusative vilayeti, plural vilayetler)

  1. vilayet

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative vilayet
Definite accusative vilayeti
Singular Plural
Nominative vilayet vilayetler
Definite accusative vilayeti vilayetleri
Dative vilayete vilayetlere
Locative vilayette vilayetlerde
Ablative vilayetten vilayetlerden
Genitive vilayetin vilayetlerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular vilayetim vilayetlerim
2nd singular vilayetin vilayetlerin
3rd singular vilayeti vilayetleri
1st plural vilayetimiz vilayetlerimiz
2nd plural vilayetiniz vilayetleriniz
3rd plural vilayetleri vilayetleri

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "vilayet." Dictionary.com. Dictionary.com Unabridged (v 1.1). Random House, Inc. 2008.