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See also: cay, CAY, cáy, cây, cấy, čay, and çaý

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AzerbaijaniEdit

Other scripts
Cyrillic чај
Roman çay
Perso-Arabic چای

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Sinitic .

NounEdit

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. tea

DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *čāj.

NounEdit

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. river

DeclensionEdit


Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish, from Persian چای(čây).

NounEdit

çay

  1. tea

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish, from Persian چای(čây).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

çay ?

  1. tea

TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ottoman Turkish چای(çay), from Sinitic . [1]

NounEdit

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. tea (plant)
  2. tea (the dried leaves or buds of the tea plant)
  3. tea (the drink made by infusing these dried leaves or buds in hot water)

Etymology 2Edit

From Ottoman Turkish چای(çay), from Proto-Turkic *čāj.

NounEdit

çay (definite accusative çayı, plural çaylar)

  1. a small river
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative çay
Definite accusative çayı
Singular Plural
Nominative çay çaylar
Definite accusative çayı çayları
Dative çaya çaylara
Locative çayda çaylarda
Ablative çaydan çaylardan
Genitive çayın çayların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular çayım çaylarım
2nd singular çayın çayların
3rd singular çayı çayları
1st plural çayımız çaylarımız
2nd plural çayınız çaylarınız
3rd plural çayları çayları

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "chai." Dictionary.com. The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition. 2006.

ZazakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish, from Persian چای(čây).

NounEdit

çay ?

  1. tea