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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish ابدال ‎(abdal, aptal), from Arabic أَبْدَال ‎(ʾabdāl, plural) of singular بَدَل ‎(badal, a substitute; a good, religious man; saint) and بَدِيل ‎(badīl).

AdjectiveEdit

aptal ‎(comparative daha aptal, superlative en aptal)

  1. dumb
  2. silly

NounEdit

aptal ‎(definite accusative aptalı, plural aptallar)

  1. fool
  2. naïf
  3. idiot
  4. simpleton

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