almak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آلمق‎, from Proto-Turkic *ạl- (to take).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: al‧mak

Verb[edit]

almak (third-person singular simple present alır)

  1. to take
    Antonym: vermek
  2. to buy
    Antonym: satmak
  3. (transitive) to depilate
    Kollarını mı alıyorsun?
    Do you shave your arms regularly?
  4. (transitive) (of a man) to marry a woman
    Beni alan yaşadı.
    Whoever ends up marrying me will be very lucky.
  5. (ditransitive) to take as a wife to usually one's son
    güzel kızlara "seni oğluma alayım mı?" diyen teyzeaunties that ask beautiful girls "would you like to be my daughter-in-law, hm, what do you say?"

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