See also: Hatun

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

hatun

  1. Genitive singular form of hattu.

AnagramsEdit


QuechuaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

hatun

  1. big, tall, grand, high, large, long, great, important
  2. serious

NounEdit

hatun

  1. size, height

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic χatun, katun, from Sogdian χwatēn (χwa self + tāw power, strength),[1][2][3] or Saka χattuna,[4] from Proto-Turkic *Kādɨn relative-in-law, from Proto-Altaic *ki̯ā́du 'relative'.[5]

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): hɑ:'tun

NounEdit

hatun ‎(definite accusative hatunu, plural hatunlar)

  1. (slang) an attractive young woman
  2. (archaic, dialectal) wife

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Carter Vaughn Findley, Turks in World History, Oxford University Press, 2005, p. 45: "... Many elements of Non-Turkic origin also became part of Türk statecraft [...] for example, as in the case of khatun [...] and beg [...] both terms being of Sogdian origin and ever since in common use in Turkish. ..."
  2. ^ Fatima Mernissi, "The Forgotten Queens of Islam", University of Minnesota Press, 1993. pg 21: "... Khatun 'is a title of Sogdian origin borne by the wives and female relatives of the Tu-chueh and subsequent Turkish Rulers ..."
  3. ^ Leslie P. Peirce, "The Imperial Harem: Women and Sovereignty in the Ottoman Empire", Oxford University Press, 1993. pg 312: "... On the title Khatun, see Boyle, 'Khatun', 1933, according to whom it was of Soghdian origin and was borne by wives and female relations of various Turkish Rulers. ..."
  4. ^ http://www.nisanyansozluk.com/?k=hatun&lnk=1
  5. ^ http://starling.rinet.ru/cgi-bin/response.cgi?single=1&basename=%2fdata%2falt%2fturcet&text_number=+760&root=config
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