kıskanmak

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قیصقانمق(kıskanmak), قزقانمق(kızkanmak, to be jealous or envious), derived from Proto-Turkic *Kɨŕ(expensive, miserly).[1] Compare Karakhanid [script needed](kız, rare, expensive).

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed](kızɣan-, to grudge, be unwilling to give), Azeri qısqanmaq(to be jealous), Chuvash хӗрхенме(hĕrhenme, to grudge, begrudge), Kyrgyz кызгануу(kızganuu, to be jealous), Uzbek qizgʻanmoq(to be jealous).

Verb[edit]

kıskanmak ‎(third-person singular simple present kıskanır)

  1. (transitive) to be jealous of something or someone, envy
    Oğlum kardeşini kıskanıyor.‎ ― My son is jealous of his brother/sister.
  2. (transitive) to grudge, begrudge

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References[edit]

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