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BashkirEdit

 
Күк

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *gȫk(blue, green, 'macro-blue'; sky). In Ancient Turkic, this archetype seems to have had a wide semantics of "blue + green + similar shades", partially retained in modern languages.

Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰚𐰇𐰚(kök, blue, sky), Kazakh, Kyrgyz көк(kök), Shor кӧк, Turkish, Turkmen gök, Crimean Tatar kök, Tatar күк(kük), Uzbek koʻk(blue), Yakut күөх(küöx, blue, green).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kʏk]
  • Hyphenation: күк

NounEdit

күк ‎(kük)

  1. sky
    Күк көмбәҙе.
    Kük kömbäðe.
    The arch of the sky.
    • Ural-batyr, Bashkir folk epic:
      Йондоҙ һымаҡ атылып, Аҡбуҙ толпар атлығып күктән килеп төшкән, ти.
      Like a shooting star, a grey winged horse came down swiftly from the sky.


AdjectiveEdit

 
Күк төҫмөрҙәре

күк ‎(kük)

  1. blue
    Күк шыршы.
    Kük šïršï.
    Blue spruce.
  2. gray, ash gray, bluish gray
    Күк томан.
    Kük toman.
    Bluish fog.
  3. green (of grass, tea)
    Күк сәй.
    Kük säy.
    Green tea.
  4. (of horses) gray
    Күк юрға.
    Kük yurğa.
    Gray ambler.

TatarEdit

NounEdit

күк ‎(kük)

  1. sky