yarpaq

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic јарпаг
Roman yarpaq
Perso-Arabic یارپاق
Cökə yarpağı
A linden leaf

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Turkic *yapurgak (leaf) [1]. Developed through metathesis, compare Turkish yaprak. However, this phonological process has not occurred for all words in all dialects (see below). Cognate with Tatar яфрак (yafraq), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jɑrˈpɑχ]
  • (Tabriz) IPA(key): [jæpˈrɑx][2] (as if spelled yapraq)
  • Hyphenation: yar‧paq

Noun[edit]

yarpaq (definite accusative yarpağı, plural yarpaqlar)

  1. leaf
    yarpaq dolmasıdolma wrapped into vine leaves.

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg, “*japur-gak”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8)‎[1], Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill, 2003
  2. ^ Haneda, Koichi, “yarpaq”, in لغات لهجه‌ی تبریز [Vocabulary of Tabrizi Dialect] (in Persian), Tabriz: یاران, 2009—2010, →ISBN, page 78