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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish سكیر(siŋir, sinew, tendon, thew, nerve, rib, vein), from Proto-Turkic *siŋir (sinew).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [siniɾ]
  • Hyphenation: si‧nir

NounEdit

sinir (definite accusative siniri, plural sinirler)

  1. (anatomy) sinew, tendon
  2. (physiology) nerve
  3. (psychology) nervousness, tension
  4. temper, tantrum, fury
  5. anger; irritation
  6. equanimity, emotional balance

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative sinir
Definite accusative siniri
Singular Plural
Nominative sinir sinirler
Definite accusative siniri sinirleri
Dative sinire sinirlere
Locative sinirde sinirlerde
Ablative sinirden sinirlerden
Genitive sinirin sinirlerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular sinirim sinirlerim
2nd singular sinirin sinirlerin
3rd singular siniri sinirleri
1st plural sinirimiz sinirlerimiz
2nd plural siniriniz sinirleriniz
3rd plural sinirleri sinirleri

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AdjectiveEdit

sinir (comparative daha sinir, superlative en sinir)

  1. (not comparable) neural
  2. (comparable) annoying, snappish, irritating, exasperating

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*siŋir”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill