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BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *yal(ï)ŋuz (lone, solitary; sole, only), from Proto-Turkic *yalïŋ (lone, solitary; naked).

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (jalïŋus, sole, only), Old Uyghur [script needed] (jalŋuz, sole, only), [script needed] (jalğuz, sole, only); Tatar ялгыз (yalgız, lonely), Kazakh жалғыз (jalğız, lonely), Kyrgyz жалгыз (calgız, lone, only, lonely)/ жаңгыз (cañgız), Southern Altai јаҥыс (ǰaŋïs, lone, only, lonely), Uzbek yolgʻiz (lonely), Khakas чалғыс (çalğıs, lonely), Tuvan чаңгыс (čaŋgıs, lonely), Turkmen ýalňyz (sole, only), Turkish yalnız (lonely).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [jɑŋˈɢɯ̞ð]
  • Hyphenation: яң‧ғыҙ

AdjectiveEdit

яңғыҙ (yañğïð)

  1. solitary, lone, sole, having no companion
    Кимереүселәргә һәм башҡа ваҡ хайуандарға яңғыҙ һунарсы булһа ла, бесәй — социаль хайуан.
    Kimerewselärgä häm bašqa vaq xayuandarğa yañğïð hunarsï bulha la, besäy — sotsial’ xayuan.
    Although (it is) a sole hunter of rodents and other small animals, the cat is a social animal.
  2. lonely, lonesome, unhappy because of feelings of loneliness

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