bayılmak

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish بایلمق(bayılmak, to faint; swoon away, to be excessively delighted), from Old Turkic [script needed] (mayıl-, to soften, relax, become numb),[1] passive of Proto-Turkic *bAńɨ- (to fade away, disappear, weaken).[2]

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bayılmak (third-person singular simple present bayılır)

  1. (intransitive) to faint, pass out
  2. (intransitive, + dative case) to be thrilled (with), be enraptured (by), like greatly
    Çikolataya bayılırım.I like chocolate so much.
  3. (transitive, slang) to pay (money)

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–) , “bayıl-”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  2. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill: “*maja”