yüz

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See also: ýüz and ÿüz

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Turkic 𐰘𐰇𐰕 (Y²ÜZ), from Proto-Turkic *yǖz, *jǖŕ (hundred).

Numeral[edit]

yüz

  1. (cardinal) hundred.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Turkic 𐰘𐰃𐰕 (yüz), from Proto-Turkic *hüz, *jǖŕ (face).

Noun[edit]

yüz

  1. face
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Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish يوز (yüz, hundred), from Old Turkic 𐰘𐰇𐰕 (Y²ÜZ, hundred), from Proto-Turkic *jǖŕ (hundred), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *ǯi̯ōŕo (a big number).[1] Compare Japanese よろず (yorozu, large number, ten thousand), Korean (yeol, ten).

Cognate with Chuvash ҫӗр (śĕr, hundred), Kazakh жүз (jüz, hundred), Kyrgyz жүз (cüz, hundred), Turkmen ýüz (hundred), Tuvan чүс (čüs, hundred), Uzbek yuz (hundred), Yakut сүүс (süüs, hundred).

Noun[edit]

yüz (definite accusative yüzü, plural yüzler)

  1. (cardinal) hundred
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Turkic 𐰘𐰃𐰕 (yüz, face), from Proto-Turkic *jǖŕ (face), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *nī́bŕo (face, resemblance).[2] Compare Mongolian нүүр (nüür, face).

Cognate with Chuvash ҫӑвар (śăvar, mouth), Kyrgyz жүз (cüz, face), Turkmen ýüz (face, surface), Uzbek yuz (face, cheek), Yakut сүүс (süüs, forehead).

Noun[edit]

yüz (definite accusative yüzü, plural yüzler)

  1. (anatomy) face
  2. lining
  3. face, surface, cutting edge
  4. side, aspect
  5. sense of shame, shame
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Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

yüz

  1. second-person singular imperative of yüzmek (to swim)
  2. second-person singular imperative of yüzmek (to flay)

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: “*ǯi̯ōŕo”
  2. ^ 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: “*nī́bŕo”