atmak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic at-, from Proto-Turkic *at-, *ạt- (to throw, shoot), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *p`ā̀t`à (to strike, hit). Related to ateş.

Verb[edit]

atmak (third-person singular simple present atar)

  1. to beat
    Kazadan sonra kalbi Allah'tan atıyordu.
    Thanks to God, [his/her/its] heart was beating after the crash.
  2. to throw
    Bana bir kartopu attılar.
    They threw at me a snowball.

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References[edit]

  • Sergei Starostin, Vladimir Dybo, Oleg Mudrak (2003), Etymological Dictionary of the Altaic Languages, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, page 1127