ekşimek

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

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ekşimek


  1. to turn sour, to become ferment

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اكشيمك (ekşimek, to turn sour, become acid, become disagreeable or cross), from Proto-Turkic *ek-ĺči- (to be sour, bitter).[1]

Cognate with Chagatai [script needed] (ekşimek, to be sour), Turkmen egşitmek.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɛcʃimɛc]
  • Hyphenation: ek‧şi‧mek

Verb[edit]

ekşimek (third-person singular simple present ekşir)

  1. (intransitive) to sour, to become sour
  2. to become ferment
  3. (slang) to be ashamed, embarrassed
  4. (slang) to harass, to importune
  5. to lour, to frown

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References[edit]

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