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BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *erik (strength, might, will, power).

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (erk), Old Uyghur [script needed] (erk, power, will, dominance)[1]; Kazakh ерік (erik), Kyrgyz эрк (erk), эрик (erik), Southern Altai эрик (erik), Uzbek erk (will, liberty); see also Hungarian erő (strength, force, power).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [iˈrɪ̞k]
  • Hyphenation: и‧рек

NounEdit

ирек (irek)

  1. freedom, liberty
    Матбуғат иреге.
    Matbuğat irege.
    Freedom of the press.
    Ихтыяр иреге.
    Ixtïyar irege.
    Freedom of will.
    Шәхес иреге.
    Šäxes irege.
    Freedom of will.
    Һүҙ йөрөтөү ирке.
    Hüð yörötöw irke.
    Freedom of speech.
  2. (speaking of God) will, control
    Барыһы ла Хоҙайҙың иркендә.
    Barïhï la Xoðayðïñ irkendä.
    Everything is in Gods's control.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nadeljajev, V. M.; Nasilov, D. M.; Tenišev, E. R.; Ščerbak, A. M., editors (1969) Drevnetjurkskij slovarʹ [Dictionary of Old Turkic] (in Russian), Leningrad: USSR Academy of Sciences, Nauka, page 179