kəpək

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

A derivation from Proto-Turkic *kạb- (bark; shell; husk; bran). Doublet of qovaq.

Cognate with Turkish kepek (dandruff), Uzbek kepak, Uyghur كېپەك(këpek), Kyrgyz кебек (kebek, bran; sawdust, filings), Chuvash кипек (kipek, hull; chaff; flaky skin) (← Tatar кибәк (kibäq, chuff)), dialectal Tatar кибәк (kibäq, dandruff).

Compare Persian کپک(kapak, bran), and Mongolian хэвэг (heveg), both Turkic borrowings.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kæˈpæk], [kæˈpæj]
  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃæˈpæt͡ʃ]

NounEdit

kəpək (definite accusative kəpəyi, plural kəpəklər)

  1. bran
  2. sawdust, filings
  3. dandruff
    Synonyms: qovaq, dongra (dialectal)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Doerfer, Gerhard (1967) Türkische und mongolische Elemente im Neupersischen [Turkic and Mongolian Elements in New Persian] (Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Literatur: Veröffentlichungen der Orientalischen Kommission) (in German), volume 3, Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner Verlag, pages 579–580

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