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akyl-huşakyl-hu:şnstate of mind, sense of reason; consciousnessBu gyz meniň akyl-huşumy aldy.That girl has made me lose all sense of reason.Serhoş bolup akyl-huşuny ýitirdi.He got drunk and lost consciousness.
akyllanmakv1to be wise, become wise, be cleverÇaga ösdügiçe akyllanýar.As children grow up they become wiser.2to come to one's senses
akymn1current, flowÝurduň ykdysady akymy pese gidýär.The country's economy is going downhill.Müdir işi öz akymyna goýberdi.The manager worked at his own pace.2courseSuwuň akym ugry mydama pese tarap.Water always flows downhill.3trend
al1a:lhighest, very high, the heightGün al-asmana çykdy.The sun rose to its highest point.
al2a:lnbright red, scarletal ýaglykred headscarf
alaa:laadj1variegatedala güjükpuppy of more than one colour, usually black and whiteala köýneka multi-coloured dress2to be unevenly cookedPalaw ala gataly bişipdir.The pilau was unevenly cooked.riceala favour, show preference forBaşlyk öz işgärlerini ala tutýar.The boss treats some of his workers preferentially.relationships
alabedera:labederadj1piebald, patchy, spottedalabeder güjükspotted dog2checkalabeder köýnekcheck shirt
alaçsyzala:çsyzadj1forcedalaçsyz ýagdaýforced situation; no choice in the matter; between a rock and a hard place2hopeless, desperateMen berhizi alaçsyz tutýaryn.I have to keep to my diet.
aladalyadj1troubled, anxious, worriedaladaly adamrestless personaladaly işstressful work2careful, thoughtful
alamatala:matn1signaýyrmak alamatyminus signgoşmak alamatyplus sign2symbolAk kepderi - parahatçylyk alamaty.A white dove is a symbol of peace.3omen
alamatlandyrmakala:matlandyrmakvto mean, signifyOl görkeziji ýoluň howpludygyny alamatlandyrýar.That road sign indicates danger.
alarmaka:larmakvto shine, glitter, sparkle (e.g. eyes)Ol gyza alaryp galdym.I looked at the girl with starry eyes.
alartmaka:lartmakvto stare, look at someone with evil intentgözüňi alartmakto stare at someone
alarylmaka:larylmakvto be looked at with evil intentNäme maňa alarylýaň?Why are you staring at me?
aldygynaadvquickly, at full speedaldygyna gitmekto go at full speed
aldym-berdimliadvfiercely, persistentlyaldym-berdimli göreşpersistent wrestling
aldyrmakv1to have something boughtKakama kitap aldyrdym.I got them to buy a book for my father.2to have something takenJübimden gapjygymy aldyrdym.I had my wallet taken out of my pocket.3to takeDümewe bar güýjümi aldyrdym.The 'flu took out all my strength.aldyrany bar ý if he had stolen somethingOl jaýdan aldyrany bar ýaly çykdy.He ran hot-footed out of the house.
aljyramakv1to be flustered, to be at a loss, to be thrown into confusionKöp myhman gelende, ol aljyrady.When many guests were coming he became very flustered.2to panicMen gapjygymy ogurladyp aljyradym.My wallet was stolen and I panicked.
aljyratmakv1to confuse, to throw into confusion2to startleMeni it aljyratdy.The dog startled me.
allanämeadjfine, goodBiziň allanäme durmuşymyz bar.We have a good life.
almakv1to take, get, bringBu iş köp wagt alýar.This work takes a long time.dynç almakto take a break, to have a restÖz üstüne almak.To take responsibility.2to buy, obtainat almakto buy a horse3to possess, take overarwahyň almazlykevil spirit possessionAl gerek bolsa!comp.If you need it, take it!ar take revengeat make one's name, make a name for one's selfbasyp invade, to take overdyrnagyňy almakcomp.vto cut fingernails, toenailseliňe take control, to take something into one's own handsMugallym klasyň tertibini öz eline aldy.The teacher took the class's discipline into her own hands.garşy receive (guests), to welcome ingöwnüňe almakcomp.vto take offencetalap raid
almazn1diamond2edge, bladeaýna kesýän almazglass cutter
altynumsixaltylykcard with a six on it, a six
alyma:lym1nscientist2adjacademic, scholar3adjscientific4adjlearnedalym adamlearned personAlym bolmak aňsat, adam bolmak kynsay.To be a scholar is easy, but to be a wise person is difficult
alymlyka:lymlykadj1scientific2academicOl alymlyk derejesini aldy.He obtained a post-graduate degree.inanimate