inmek

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اینمك (enmek), from Old Turkic en- (to go down, descend), from Proto-Turkic *ēn- (to go down), possibly from Proto-Altaic *ŋḗni (to go (down, away))[1].

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inmek (third-person singular simple present iner)

  1. (intransitive) to go down, come down, descend
    Adı çıkmış dokuza, inmez sekize.Give a dog a bad name and hang him
    (A proverb. Lit. (Number of) his/her name(s) has risen to nine, won't come down to eight.)
  2. (intransitive) to get off (an airplane, bus, ship, train); to get out of (a car); to dismount (from a horse)
    Atından indi.He/she dismounted from his/her horse.
  3. (intransitive) to land (at)
    Uçak havaalanına indi.The airplane landed at the airport.
  4. (intransitive) to recede, diminish, decrease, die down

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References[edit]

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