eşmek

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *ēĺ-. Compare Turkish eşmek below.

Verb[edit]

eşmek

  1. to grub
  2. to disarrange

Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اشمك(eşmek, to dig up slightly, scratch the soil), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (eş-, to dig), from Proto-Turkic *ēĺ-.[1]

Cognate with Azerbaijani eşmək (to tear), Bashkir ишеү (išew, to row), Chagatai [script needed] (eşmek, to dig), Chuvash алтма (altma, to dig), Tuvan эжер (äžär, to row), эштир (äštïr, to swim).

Verb[edit]

eşmek (third-person singular simple present eşer)

  1. (transitive) to scratch, dig (the soil) lightly
  2. (transitive) to research and investigate
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اشمك(eşmek, to amble), from Proto-Turkic *ẹĺ- (to walk, trot, amble).[2]

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (eş-, to walk, trot), Chuvash ишме (išme, to plod), Yakut ис (is, to move).

Verb[edit]

eşmek (third-person singular simple present eşer)

  1. (intransitive, for a horse) to trot
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References[edit]

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