"vay" meaning in Turkish

See vay in All languages combined, or Wiktionary

Interjection

Etymology: From Ottoman Turkish وای (vay), from Persian وای (vây, “alas!”), from Proto-Indo-European *wai. Cognate with English woe, Latin vae, Lithuanian vaĩ, Russian увы́ (uvý), Old Irish fae, among others. Etymology templates: {{inh|tr|ota|وای|tr=vay}} Ottoman Turkish وای (vay), {{der|tr|fa|وای|gloss=alas!|tr=vây}} Persian وای (vây, “alas!”), {{derived|tr|ine-pro|*wai}} Proto-Indo-European *wai, {{cog|en|woe}} English woe, {{cog|la|vae}} Latin vae, {{cog|lt|vaĩ}} Lithuanian vaĩ, {{cog|ru|увы́||}} Russian увы́ (uvý), {{cog|sga|fae}} Old Irish fae Head templates: {{head|tr|interjection}} vay
  1. (colloquial) woe, alas! Tags: colloquial
    Sense id: en-vay-tr-intj-wYrHKrHj
  2. (exclamation) Vay, vay, vay! (reminiscent of English exclamation "well, well, well")
    Sense id: en-vay-tr-intj-JY6OkcjT Categories (other): Turkish entries with incorrect language header Disambiguation of Turkish entries with incorrect language header: 39 61

Download JSON data for vay meaning in Turkish (1.9kB)

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      "args": {
        "1": "tr",
        "2": "ota",
        "3": "وای",
        "tr": "vay"
      },
      "expansion": "Ottoman Turkish وای (vay)",
      "name": "inh"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "tr",
        "2": "fa",
        "3": "وای",
        "gloss": "alas!",
        "tr": "vây"
      },
      "expansion": "Persian وای (vây, “alas!”)",
      "name": "der"
    },
    {
      "args": {
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        "2": "ine-pro",
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      },
      "expansion": "Proto-Indo-European *wai",
      "name": "derived"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "woe"
      },
      "expansion": "English woe",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "la",
        "2": "vae"
      },
      "expansion": "Latin vae",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "lt",
        "2": "vaĩ"
      },
      "expansion": "Lithuanian vaĩ",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ru",
        "2": "увы́",
        "3": "",
        "4": ""
      },
      "expansion": "Russian увы́ (uvý)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "sga",
        "2": "fae"
      },
      "expansion": "Old Irish fae",
      "name": "cog"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Ottoman Turkish وای (vay), from Persian وای (vây, “alas!”), from Proto-Indo-European *wai. Cognate with English woe, Latin vae, Lithuanian vaĩ, Russian увы́ (uvý), Old Irish fae, among others.",
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        "1": "tr",
        "2": "interjection"
      },
      "expansion": "vay",
      "name": "head"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "Turkish",
  "lang_code": "tr",
  "pos": "intj",
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        "woe, alas!"
      ],
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        [
          "woe",
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        ],
        [
          "alas",
          "alas"
        ]
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        "(colloquial) woe, alas!"
      ],
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      ]
    },
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          "_dis": "39 61",
          "kind": "other",
          "name": "Turkish entries with incorrect language header",
          "parents": [
            "Entries with incorrect language header",
            "Entry maintenance"
          ],
          "source": "w+disamb"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Vay, vay, vay! (reminiscent of English exclamation \"well, well, well\")"
      ],
      "id": "en-vay-tr-intj-JY6OkcjT",
      "links": [
        [
          "well",
          "well"
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      "qualifier": "exclamation",
      "raw_glosses": [
        "(exclamation) Vay, vay, vay! (reminiscent of English exclamation \"well, well, well\")"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "word": "vay"
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    "Turkish lemmas",
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    "Turkish terms derived from Persian",
    "Turkish terms derived from Proto-Indo-European",
    "Turkish terms inherited from Ottoman Turkish"
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      "name": "inh"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "tr",
        "2": "fa",
        "3": "وای",
        "gloss": "alas!",
        "tr": "vây"
      },
      "expansion": "Persian وای (vây, “alas!”)",
      "name": "der"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "tr",
        "2": "ine-pro",
        "3": "*wai"
      },
      "expansion": "Proto-Indo-European *wai",
      "name": "derived"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "woe"
      },
      "expansion": "English woe",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "la",
        "2": "vae"
      },
      "expansion": "Latin vae",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "lt",
        "2": "vaĩ"
      },
      "expansion": "Lithuanian vaĩ",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "ru",
        "2": "увы́",
        "3": "",
        "4": ""
      },
      "expansion": "Russian увы́ (uvý)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "sga",
        "2": "fae"
      },
      "expansion": "Old Irish fae",
      "name": "cog"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Ottoman Turkish وای (vay), from Persian وای (vây, “alas!”), from Proto-Indo-European *wai. Cognate with English woe, Latin vae, Lithuanian vaĩ, Russian увы́ (uvý), Old Irish fae, among others.",
  "head_templates": [
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        "1": "tr",
        "2": "interjection"
      },
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      "name": "head"
    }
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  "pos": "intj",
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        "Turkish colloquialisms"
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "woe, alas!"
      ],
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        [
          "woe",
          "woe"
        ],
        [
          "alas",
          "alas"
        ]
      ],
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        "(colloquial) woe, alas!"
      ],
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        "colloquial"
      ]
    },
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        "Vay, vay, vay! (reminiscent of English exclamation \"well, well, well\")"
      ],
      "links": [
        [
          "well",
          "well"
        ]
      ],
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        "(exclamation) Vay, vay, vay! (reminiscent of English exclamation \"well, well, well\")"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "word": "vay"
}

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