aptal

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال (abdal, aptal), from Arabic plural ابدال (abdāl) of singular بديل, بدل (badīl, badal, a substitute; a good, religious man; saint), from بدل (bádala, to replace).

AdjectiveEdit

aptal (comparative daha aptal, superlative en aptal)

  1. dumb
  2. silly

NounEdit

aptal (definite accusative aptalı, plural aptallar)

  1. fool
  2. naïf
  3. idiot
  4. simpleton

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Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 17:40