atmak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آتمق ‎(atmak, to cast, throw, eject, shoot, fire), from Old Turkic [script needed] ‎(at-, to throw),[1] from Proto-Turkic *at-, *ạt- ‎(to throw, shoot), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *p`ā̀t`à ‎(to strike, hit).[2]

Cognate with Azeri atmaq ‎(to shoot, throw), Chuvash ывӑтма ‎(yvătma, to throw), Kazakh ату ‎(atw, to shoot), Kyrgyz атуу ‎(atuu, to shoot, fire), Turkmen atmak ‎(to throw), Tuvan адар ‎(adar, to shoot), Uyghur ئاتماق ‎(atmaq, to throw, shoot), Uzbek otmoq ‎(to shoot, eject), Yakut ыт ‎(ıt, to shoot, fire).

Verb[edit]

atmak ‎(third-person singular simple present atar)

  1. (transitive) to throw, cast, fire
    Bana bir kartopu attılar.‎ ― They threw a snowball at me.
  2. (transitive) to throw away, discard
  3. (transitive) abandon, give up
  4. (transitive) to reject, expel
  5. (transitive) to impute, throw (the blame) on
  6. (intransitive) to lie, make up stories
  7. (intransitive) to pulsate, beat
    Kazadan sonra kalbi Allah'tan atıyordu.‎ ― Thanks to God, [his/her/its] heart was beating after the crash.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آتمق ‎(atmak, to step), from Proto-Turkic *āt- ‎(to step, walk), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *p`ḗta ‎(to step, walk).[3]

Cognate with Turkmen ätmek ‎(to step).

Verb[edit]

atmak ‎(third-person singular simple present atar)

  1. (used with adım) to step
    İçeri adım attı.‎ ― He/she stepped inside.
  2. (used with imza, tarih) to write (one's signature, the date)
    Kağıda imza attı.‎ ― He/she signed the paper.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (2015-07-06), “at-”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  2. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*p`ā̀t`à”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  3. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*p`ḗta”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill