AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *kï̄n.

NounEdit

qın (definite accusative qını, plural qınlar)

  1. sheath (a holster for a sword; a scabbard)
  2. (tortoise) shell
  3. (botany) seedpod
  4. (botany) vagina, sheath
  5. in idiomatic expressions
    qınına çəkilməkto hide, to keep a low profile
    qınından çıxmaqto overstep the boundaries
    tısbağa qınından çıxıb – qınını bəyənmir.
    Said about someone who looks down on the environment from which he originated himself.
    (literally, “The turtle has crawled out of its shell and doesn't like the shell [anymore]”)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • qın” in Obastan.com.

TatarEdit

NounEdit

qın

  1. Latin spelling of кын (qın)