emmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اممك ‎(emmek, to suck, imbibe by sucking), from Proto-Turkic *em- ‎(to suck).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɛˈmːɛc]
  • Hyphenation: em‧mek

Verb[edit]

emmek ‎(third-person singular simple present emer)

  1. (transitive) to suck
    Vampirler kan emen hayalî yaratıklardır.‎ ― Vampires are imaginary blood sucking creatures.
  2. (transitive) to absorb
  3. (transitive) to milk, mulct, bleed

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References[edit]

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