çökmək

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *čök- (to kneel down; to sink; to sit). Cognate with Turkish çökmek.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃœkˈmæk/, [t͡ʃœkˈmæj]
  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃœkˈmæk], [t͡sœkˈmæt͡ʃ]
  • Hyphenation: çök‧mək

Verb[edit]

çökmək

  1. (intransitive) come down, descend
    • 2017 August 28, Moderator.az[1]:
      Çimərliyə gözlənilmədən zəhərli duman çökdü.
      A poisonous fog suddenly came down over the beach.
  2. (intransitive) collapse
    • 2012 February 20, Xəzər Xəbər[2]:
      Bina çöküb, 4 nəfər dağıntılar altında qaldı.
      A building collapsed, four people remain under the wreckage.
    Synonym: dağılmaq
  3. (intransitive) fall (on knees etc.)
    dizə çökməkto kneel, to fall on knees
  4. (intransitive) sink (onto the chair etc.)
    oturacağa çökməkto sink onto the chair

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