çözmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish چوزمك ‎(çözmek, to untie, unfasten, loosen, unravel, solve), from Proto-Turkic [Term?]. Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] ‎(çöžmēk, to pull, stretch), Azeri çözmək ‎(to resolve), Chagatai [script needed] ‎(çözmek, to take off, pull off, disperse), Khorezmian Turkic [script needed] ‎(çöz-, to loosen, untie), Kipchak [Arabic needed] ‎(çöz-, to untwist, untie), Turkmen çözmek ‎(to untie, unleash, solve).

Verb[edit]

çözmek ‎(third-person singular simple present çözer)

  1. (transitive) to untie, unfasten, unbutton
  2. (transitive) to unravel, disentangle, undo
  3. (transitive) to solve, resolve, decipher, figure out, reason
  4. (transitive) to dissolve, thaw, defrost

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References[edit]

  • Clauson, Gerard (1972) An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 400