gerekmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish كركمك (gerekmek, to be needful, be necessary, be fitting, be suitable, be lacking), reflexive of Proto-Turkic *gẹrge- (to need).[1] Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (kerge-, to lack, require, need).

Verb[edit]

gerekmek (third-person singular simple present gerekir)

  1. (intransitive) to be necessary, be needed, be required

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References[edit]

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