Ottoman Turkish edit

 
یاین

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Proto-Turkic *yāyïn (catfish, sheatfish; salmon); cognate with Bashkir йәйен (yəyen), Chuvash ҫуйӑн (śujăn), Kazakh жайын (jaiyn), Kumyk яйын (yayın), Kyrgyz жайын (jayın), Nogai яйын (yayın) and Tatar җәен (cäyen).

Noun edit

یاین (yayın)

  1. either of three different kinds of fish:
    1. the sheatfish, any of various fish of the genus Silurus
    2. the salmon, any of various fish of the subfamily Salmoninae
    3. the pike, any of various fish of the genus Esox
      Synonym:طورنه بالغی(turna balığı)

Descendants edit

  • Turkish: yayın
  • Armenian: յայըն (yayən)

Further reading edit