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