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Сәй (sense 1)
 
Сәй (sense 2)

EtymologyEdit

From Persian چای(čây), Sanskrit चाय (cāya), from Sinitic (MC ɖˠa, “tea”).

Cognate with Southern Altai, Kyrgyz, Karakalpak чай (çay), Kazakh шай (şay), Karachay-Balkar шай, Tatar чәй (çäy), Uzbek choy, Uyghur چاي(chay), Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen çay (tea), etc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sæj]
  • Hyphenation: сәй (one syllable)

NounEdit

сәй (säy)

  1. tea (drink)
    Күк сәй.Kük säy.Green tea.
    Ҡаты сәй.Qatï säy.Strong tea.
    Байрам булды ниһә, ауылда ҡатын-ҡыҙҙар сәйгә йөрөшөр ине.
    Bayram buldï nihä, awïlda qatïn-qïððar säygä yöröšör ine.
    On holidays, women in villages would visit each other for tea.
  2. tea (dried leaves of tea plant)
    Таҡта сәй.Taqta säy.Tea brick, compressed tea.

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