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BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain. Perhaps from Arabic شَابّ(šābb, young). However, the semantic shift looks dubious.

Compare with Karakhanid [script needed] (šeb, fast, promptly, immediately)[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ʃæp]
  • Hyphenation: шәп (one syllable)

AdjectiveEdit

шәп (šäp)

  1. fast, quick, speedy, rapid
  2. good; marvelous, wonderful etc.
    Бынау заманда алтын ҡуллы шәп ирҙе ҡайҙан таптың?
    Bïnaw zamanda altïn qullï šäp irðe qayðan taptïñ?
    Where did you find (such) a neat-handed, wonderful husband these days?

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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 522