çatmaq

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic чатмаг
Perso-Arabic چاتماق

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃɑtˈmɑχ], [t͡sɑtˈmɑχ]
  • Hyphenation: çat‧maq

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *čat- (to bring together). Cognate with Karakhanid جَتْماقْ(čatmāq), Turkish çatmak, Crimean Tatar çatmaq.

Verb[edit]

çatmaq (intransitive)

  1. to reach
    Yuxarıdan qutunu endirə bilərsən? Oraya əlim çatmır.
    Can you take down the box from up there? My hand doesn't reach there.
  2. to arrive
    Axır ki, beş saatlıq yoldan sonra, evə çatdıq.
    Finally, after having traveled for five hours, we arrived home.
    Synonyms: yetmək, yetişmək
  3. to achieve, to get
    Həyatda nə arzun varsa hamısına çatasan.
    May you achieve whatever you wish in life.
    (literally, “May you arrive at whatever wishes you have in life.”)
  4. to catch up
    Synonym: yetişmək
  5. to suffice, be enough, be short
    Hamıya yemək çatmadı, gərək yenə bişirim.
    The food didn't suffice for everyone, so I should cook more.
    Getdim çörək almağa, 50 gəpiyim çatmadı.
    I went to buy bread, but I was 50 qapik short.
    Synonyms: yetmək, kifayyət etmək, kifayyət olmaq, bəs etmək, bəs olmaq, çatışmaq
  6. to come, to be on turn
    • 2017 August 25, Bakipost.az[1]:
      Bu texnologiya yenilikləri, dünyanın hər yerində rahatca işləyən avadanlıqlar bizə çatanda niyə lazımsız bir şeyə çevrilir, görəsən?
      These technological innovations work well everywhere in the world, why do they turn into something useless when it comes to us?
    Bizə çatanda, pul heç vaxt tapılmır
    When it is our turn to get paid, there are never any money
    (literally, “When it comes to us, money is never found”)
  7. to get it, to understand
    Sənə demədim ora daha getmə? Deyəsən çatmadı.Haven't I told you not to go there anymore? It seems like you didn't get it.
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Etymology 2[edit]

çatılmış tüfənglər
stacked up rifles
çatılmış tonqal
a burning (lit. made) bonfire

Verb[edit]

çatmaq (transitive)

  1. to stack, pile (arms); to prop (poles, etc.) together
  2. to put up (a framework of poles or timbers)
  3. to load (a beast of burden)
  4. to make (a fire)
    tonqal çatmaqto make a bonfire
    Synonym: qalamaq
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