yumşaq

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic јумшаг
Roman yumşaq
Perso-Arabic یومشاق

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *yïm-ĺča-k (soft, mild)[1]. Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰘𐰢𐱁𐰴 (yïmšaq)[2], Turkish yumuşak, Crimean Tatar yımşaq, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jumˈʃaχ]
  • (Tabriz) IPA(key): [jumuˈʃaχ][3]
  • Hyphenation: yum‧şaq

Adjective[edit]

yumşaq (comparative daha yumşaq, superlative ən yumşaq)

  1. soft
    yumşaq çörəksoft bread
    yumşaq mebelsoft furniture
    yumşaq ürəksoft heart
    yumşaq səssoft voice
    Təmiz bir vicdan qədər yumşaq yastıq yoxdur.
    There is no pillow as soft as a clean conscience.
    Antonyms: bərk, sərt, qatı

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*yïm-ĺča-k”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Abuseitova, M. Kh; Bukhatuly, B., editors (2008), “𐰘𐰢𐱁𐰴”, in TÜRIK BITIG
    Ethno Cultural Dictionary, Language Committee of Ministry of Culture and Information of Republic of Kazakhstan
  3. ^ Haneda, Koichi (2009—2010), “yumşaq”, in لغات لهج هی تبریز [Vocabulary of Tabrizi Dialect] (in Persian), Tabriz: یاران, →ISBN, page 95