etmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اتمك(etmek), ultimately from Proto-Turkic *ēt-[1]. Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰃𐱅(ét-, to make), Azerbaijani etmək, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [etmec]
  • Hyphenation: et‧mek

Verb[edit]

etmek (third-person singular simple present eder)

  1. to do; to make
  2. to equal

Usage notes[edit]

This is verb is used in conjunction with nouns for the formation of compound verbs, similar to English make in make amends. For example dikkat etmek, to be careful.

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References[edit]

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