ezmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ازمك (ezmek, to crush, pound, bruise), from Proto-Turkic *ẹŕ-.[1]

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (ez-, to scratch, scrape), Azerbaijani əzmək (to crush), Bashkir иҙеү (iðew, to knead, press), Chuvash ирме (irme, to knead), Kazakh езу (ezw, to knead, dilute), Turkmen ezmek (to wet, moisten, opress), Uyghur ئەزمەك (ezmek, to press, grind, pound), Uzbek ezmoq (to knead).

Verb[edit]

ezmek (third-person singular simple present ezer)

  1. (transitive) to crush, squash, knead, press
  2. (transitive) to grind, triturate
  3. (transitive) to oppress, grind down, beat down, trample on
  4. (transitive) to defeat, crush, beat down

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References[edit]

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