dokunmak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish طوقونمق (dokunmak, to touch, be in contact, affect, concern, injure, excite emotion), reflexive form of Proto-Turkic *tokɨ- (to hit, knock, strike).[1]

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (tokı-, to hit, knock), Karakhanid [script needed] (tokın-, to hit, bump into), Azeri toxunmaq (to touch), Kazakh тоқылдау (toqıldaw, to knock), Tuvan токкулаар (tokkulaar, to tap, knock), Uyghur توقۇنماق (toqunmaq, to touch), Uzbek toʻqinmoq (to touch).

Verb[edit]

dokunmak (third-person singular simple present dokunur)

  1. (intransitive) to touch, contact
    Bana dokundun!You touched me!
  2. (intransitive) to disturb, meddle with, upset, affect adversely
Usage notes[edit]
  • Used with dative case.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Reflexive/passive form of dokumak (to weave).

Verb[edit]

dokunmak (third-person singular simple present dokunur)

  1. (intransitive) to be weaved
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References[edit]

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