yamçı

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Anatolian Turkish [Term?], from Middle Mongolian ᠵᠠᠮ (ǰam), whence also Mongolian зам (zam). Ultimately from Middle Chinese (ʈˠɛmH).

Surface etymology yam +‎ -çı.

NounEdit

yamçı (definite accusative yamçını, plural yamçılar)

  1. (historical) driver, coachman, charioteer, cabman, postilion engaged in transporting people and cargo by horse and carriage

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