boyamak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish بويامق ‎(boyamak, to paint, color, dye), from Proto-Turkic *bodo- ‎(to paint, dye).[1]

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] ‎(boδo-, to paint), Old Uighur [script needed] ‎(bodu-, to paint), Azeri boyamaq ‎(to paint), Bashkir буяу ‎(buyaw, to paint), Chuvash пӗвеме ‎(pĕveme, to paint), Kazakh бояу ‎(boyaw, to paint), Kyrgyz боёо ‎(boyoo, to paint), Turkmen boýamak ‎(to paint), Tuvan будуур ‎(buduur, to paint), Uzbek boʻyamoq ‎(to paint), Yakut бутуй ‎(butuy). See also Mongolian будах ‎(budah, to paint, dye), either a Turkic loanword or from a common source.

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boyamak ‎(third-person singular simple present boyar)

  1. (transitive) to paint, dye, color
    Saçımı maviye boyadım.‎ ― I have dyed my hair blue.

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References[edit]

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