байтаҡ

BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *bajtaq (quite a lot; ample) (see cognates below), consisting of *bāj (rich; numerous) + affix -taq/-teg for similarity/analogy.

Cognate with Kazakh байтақ (baytaq, wide, immense), Kyrgyz байтак (baytak, faraway), Yakut баайдаах (baaydaax, rich).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [bɑjˈtɑq]
  • Hyphenation: бай‧таҡ

AdverbEdit

байтаҡ (baytaq)

  1. (with countable nouns) quite a few, quite a number
    Байтаҡ кеше йыйылды.
    Baytaq keše yïyïldï.
    Quite a number of people have gathered.
  2. (with uncountable nouns) quite a lot, a good deal
    Байтаҡ эш башҡарылды.
    Baytaq eš bašqarïldï.
    Quite a lot of work has been done.
  3. (time) quite a long time, quite a while
    Һуңғы осрашҡанға байтаҡ булды.
    Huñğï osrašqanğa baytaq buldï.
    It's been quite long time since last meeting.

PredicativeEdit

байтаҡ (baytaq)

  1. there is many/much, there is quite a lot
    Уҡып сыҡҡас та, эш таба алмаған йәштәр әле лә байтаҡ.
    Uqïp sïqqas ta, eš taba almağan yäštär äle lä baytaq.
    There are still many young people who cannot find a job after graduation.
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