etmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اتمك‎, ایتمك(etmek), ultimately from Proto-Turkic *ēt-[1]. Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰃𐱅(ét-, to make), Azerbaijani etmək, Bashkir итеү (itew), Chuvash ту (tu), Crimean Tatar этмек (etmek), Karachay-Balkar этерге (eterge), Kazakh ету (etu), Khakas идерге (iderge), Kumyk этмек (etmek), Kyrgyz этүү (etüü), Nogai этуьв (étüv), Tatar итү (itü) (including siberian), Turkmen etmek, Uyghur ﺋﻪﺗﻤﻪﻙ(ﺋﻪﺗﻤﻪﻙ) (etmek, әтмәк), 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 or adjectives for the formation of compound verbs, similar to English make in make amends. For example dikkat etmek (to be careful), dans etmek (to dance), keşfetmek (to discover).

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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

Further reading[edit]

  • etmek in Reverso (Turkish-English)