kıskanmak

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Turkish[edit]

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