See also: -yek

Northern KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Iranian *Háywakah, derivative of Proto-Iranian *Háywah, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Háywas. Related to Persian یک(yek).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

yek

  1. one

ReferencesEdit

  • Rastorgujeva, V. S.; Edelʹman, D. I., “*¹aiu̯a-”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ iranskix jazykov [Etymological Dictionary of Iranian Languages] (in Russian), volume I, Moscow: Vostochnaya Literatura, 2000, page 136

PipilEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Classical Nahuatl yēctli (something good)

PronunciationEdit

  • (standard) IPA(key): /ˈjeːk/

AdjectiveEdit

yēk

  1. good
    Ini amat sujsul yek.
    This book is really good.
  2. good, righteous, kind, moral
    Se takat tesu yek su tichteki
    A man is not good if he steals
  3. right, correct
    Tay ne inak ne tamachtiani inte yek
    What the professor said is not right
  4. healthy

AdverbEdit

yēk

  1. well, correctly
    Te niweli nitachia yek tik ne mishti
    I can't see well in the mist
    Kia taketza Nawat yek ne nueltiw
    My sister does speak Nawat (Pipil) well

RomaniEdit

NumeralEdit

yek

  1. Alternative form of jekh (one)