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AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Proto-Turkic *ört- (to cover), whence also Azerbaijani örtmək (to cover, veil; to shut). Cognate with Turkish örek (blanket, covering; hair knitting)[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /œrˈpæk/, [œrˈpæj], [œrˈpæç]
  • Hyphenation: ör‧pək

NounEdit

örpək (definite accusative örpəyi, plural örpəklər)

  1. headscarf
    Synonyms: atqı, yaylıq
  2. cover, covering

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*ört-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill