CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Arabic نَائِب(nāʾib, deputy), the second-highest court card in the Mamluk deck.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

naip m (plural naips)

  1. playing card
    Synonym: carta

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: naipe

Further readingEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English knife

NounEdit

naip

  1. knife

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish نائب(naib), from Arabic نَائِب(nāʾib).

NounEdit

naip (definite accusative naibi, plural naipler)

  1. regent
    • 1938 May 5, Anadolu Agency, “Göring”, in Açık Söz, page 1:
      General Göring, orada yazlık ikametgâhında naib prens Paulu ziyaret etmiştir.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

ReferencesEdit

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “naip”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Avery, Robert et al., editors (2013) The Redhouse Dictionary Turkish/Ottoman English, 21st edition, Istanbul: Sev Yayıncılık, →ISBN