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BashkirEdit

 
Сәй (sense 1)
 
Сәй (sense 2)

EtymologyEdit

From Persian چای(čây), Sanskrit चाय(cāya), from Sinitic .

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

PronunciationEdit

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

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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