һылыу

BashkirEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *sïlïğ/silig (beauty, beautiful).

Cognate with Old Uyghur [script needed] (silik, clean; noble)[1]; Tatar сылу (sılu), Kazakh сұлу (sulw), Kyrgyz сулуу (suluu), Southern Altai сылу (sïlu), Uzbek suluv (beautiful, handsome); Khakas сіліг (sìlìg, beautiful).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

һылыу (hïlïw)

  1. a beautiful girl or young woman
  2. (local) one's younger sister
  3. (local) an address to a girl or woman younger than the speaker

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

һылыу (hïlïw)

  1. beautiful (of girls, women); handsome (of boys, young men)
    Synonyms: матур (matur), сибәр (sibär), һомғол (homğol)

Derived termsEdit

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 500