dikmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish دیكمك (dikmek), from Proto-Turkic *tik-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /dicˈmec/
  • Hyphenation: dik‧mek

Verb[edit]

dikmek (third-person singular simple present diker)

  1. (ditransitive) to erect, to plant
    bir yere direk dikmekto install a pole somewhere
  2. (ditransitive) to plant (plants only, for seeds see ekmek)
    Boş toprağa bir koru dikseniz otuz yılda gölge verir.
    If you were to plant trees in empty soil, [they would grow large enough] in 30 years to provide a nice shadow.
  3. (transitive) to chug
    Synonym: kafaya dikmek
    Doldurmasıyla kadehini dikmesi, gözünü kırpmadan tek yudumda devirmesi bir oluyor.
    He instantaneously refills his cup and chugs his drink in a single breath, without even blinking.
  4. (ditransitive) to assign a person to a place to guard
    O günden sonra kapıya diktiği bir bekçiye iş çıkışları işçilerin üstlerini arattı.
    From that day onwards he made the guard whom he assigned at the entrance search the workers after work.
  5. (ditransitive) to kick a ball directly upwards
    maç yapan çocukların topunu havaya dikmekto kick the ball of the kids playing soccer up in the air
  6. (ditransitive) to build
    Synonym: inşa etmek
    Biz apartman dikmek için ağaçları kese duralım, İsviçre'de içinde küçük bir orman olan gökdelen yapıyorlar.
    As we go on cutting the trees to build apartments, in Switzerand they are building a skyscraper with a tiny forest in it.
  7. (ditransitive, sports) to place the ball somewhere on the field
    Top toplayıcıdan gelen topu köşe noktasına dikti.
    He placed the ball coming from the ball boy on the corner area.
  8. (transitive) to sew, to sew up, to stitch, to stitch up
    Yırtık kot nasıl dikilir?
    How to sew up torn jeans?
  9. (transitive) to tailor
    yazlık elbise dikimitailoring of a summer dress

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