gizlemek

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately a derivation from Proto-Turkic *gīŕ (a kind of box). See more at Turkish gizlemek.

Verb[edit]

gizlemek


  1. to hide

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish كیزلمك (gizlemek, to hide, conceal, secrete), derived from Proto-Turkic *gīŕ (a kind of box).[1] The original meaning must have meant “to put in a box or bag, to store”.[2] Compare also gizli (hidden, concealed), derived from the same root.

Verb[edit]

gizlemek (third-person singular simple present gizler)

  1. (transitive) to hide, conceal, secrete; to put (something) in a place where it will be harder to discover or out of sight.
  2. (transitive) to keep something secret, obscure, hide, conceal; to dissemble
  3. (transitive) to camouflage

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*gīŕ”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Clauson, Gerard (1972), “kizle:-”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 760