eğmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اكمك ‎(eymek, to bend, curve, bow), from Proto-Turkic *eg- ‎(to bend).[1]

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] ‎(eg-, to bend), Azeri əymək ‎(to bend, tilt), Bashkir эйеү ‎(eyew, to bend), Chuvash авма ‎(avma, to bend), Kazakh ию ‎(ïyw, to bend), Kyrgyz ийүү ‎(iyüü, to bend), Turkmen egmek ‎(to bend, bow), Tuvan ээр ‎(äär, to bend, wrap), Uzbek egmoq ‎(to fold, bend), Yakut иэх ‎(iex, to bend).

Verb[edit]

eğmek ‎(third-person singular simple present eğer)

  1. (transitive) to lean, tilt, or bend

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References[edit]

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