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From Ottoman Turkish دوكمك ‎(dökmek, to pour, throw away, spill, scatter, cast), from Proto-Turkic *dök- ‎(to pour out).[1]


dökmek ‎(third-person singular simple present döker)

  1. (transitive) to pour, pour out
    Çayına süt döktü.‎ ― He poured milk into his tea.
  2. (transitive) to spill, shed
    Dengesini yitirince sütü döktü.‎ ― When he lost his balance he spilt the milk.
  3. (transitive) to throw out, empty (a container)
    Çöpü döktü.‎ ― He threw out the garbage.
  4. (transitive) to scatter
    Oyuncaklarını ortalığa döktü.‎ ― He scattered his toys around the house.
  5. (transitive) to reveal, tell, pour out
  6. (transitive) to shed, drop off
  7. (transitive) to pour into a mold; to cast
    Demir döktü.‎ ― He cast iron.
  8. (transitive) to spend a lot of money on, spend freely
  9. (transitive) to fail (the majority of students in a class)


Stem: dök

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