Open main menu

Contents

BashkirEdit

 
Ҡая.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *k(i)aja (cliff).

Cognate with Old Uyghur [script needed] (qaja, rock, cliff)[1]; Uzbek qoya (rock, cliff), Turkmen gaýa (rock, cliff), Azerbaijani qaya (rock), Khakas хая (xaya, rock), Tuvan хая (haya, rock), Yakut хайа (xaya, mountain).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [qɑˈjɑ]
  • Hyphenation: ҡа‧я

NounEdit

ҡая (qaya)

  1. rock, cliff, crag (mass of projecting rock)
    Ниһәйәт, текә яланғас бер ҡая юлымды ҡапланы, һәм туҡтарға мәжбүр булдым.
    Nihäyät, tekä yalanğas ber qaya yulïmdï qaplanï, häm tuqtarğa mäžbür buldïm.
    At last, a steep bald rock barred my way, and (I) had to stop.

DeclensionEdit

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 406