yakın

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic yaqïn, from Proto-Turkic *ya- ‎(near; good). More at yan and kan.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [jaˈkɯn]
  • Hyphenation: ya‧kın

AdverbEdit

yakın

  1. closeby, nearby

NounEdit

yakın ‎(definite accusative yakını, plural yakınlar)

  1. akin to, relative
    Ayşe, Zülâl'in yakını.
    Ayşe is Zülâls relative.
  2. Somebody/something that is near
    Yakını iyi göremiyorum.
    I cannot see the near.

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • The stress is on the last syllable, i.e. yakın.
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