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BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Tatar иптәш (iptäş), Kazakh ептеш (epteş).

Possibly from *eb-täš, in which Proto-Turkic *eb (house) + mutuality suffix -täš.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ipˈtæʃ]
  • Hyphenation: ип‧тәш

NounEdit

иптәш (iptäš)

  1. companion, mate, fellow; comrade, friend
  2. spouse; partner
  3. company; somebody beside you to share time, trouble, or experience with
    Оҙон юлда эт тә иптәшкә ярай.
    Oðon yulda et tä iptäškä yaray.
    On a long walk, a dog is okay to keep you company (=is better than no company at all).
  4. (Soviet Union) fellow communist or socialist
  5. (Soviet Union, gender-neutral address) comrade, tovarish

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