almaq

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic алмаг
Roman almaq
Perso-Arabic آلماق

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ạl- (to take). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (al-) Turkish almak, Chuvash ил (il), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɑɫˈmɑχ]
  • Hyphenation: al‧maq

Verb[edit]

almaq

  1. (ditransitive) to take
    Ovçu tüfəngini əlinə aldı.
    The hunter took his riffle.
    (literally, “The hunter took his riffle in the hand.”)
    Synonym: götürmək
  2. (ditransitive) to buy
    Qonşu köhnə maşınını satdı, təzəsini aldı.
    The neighbour sold his old car, [and] bought a new one.
  3. (transitive) to receive, get
    Mən yaxşı maaş alıram.
    I get a good salary.
    O xaricdən pul alır.
    S/he receives money from abroad.
  4. (transitive) to wed a woman
    Synonym: evlənmək
  5. (ditransitive) to arrange for someone else to wed a woman
    Sənə hansı gözəli desən, alaram. [1]
    I shall take for you whichever beautiful (girl) you say.
    Synonym: evləndirmək

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Authier, Gilles (2012), “New strategies for relative clauses in Azeri and Apsheron Tat”, in Gast, Volker, editors, Clause Linkage in Cross-Linguistic Perspective (Trends in Linguistics Studies and Monographs; 249), Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, →ISBN