kapamak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قپامق‎, قاپامق(kapamak, to shut, close), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (kapa-, to close), from Proto-Turkic *kap- (to close).[1]

Cognate with Old Uyghur [script needed] (kap-, to close), Azerbaijani qapamaq (to shut, close), Chuvash хупма (hupma, to close, shut).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɑpɑˈmɑk/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧pa‧mak

Verb[edit]

kapamak (third-person singular simple present kapar)

  1. (transitive) to close, shut
  2. (transitive) to plug up, stop up
  3. (transitive) to block, cover, conceal, hide, obscure; to veil
  4. (transitive) to close down, shut down; to suppress, abolish
  5. (transitive) to turn off
  6. (transitive) to drop (a matter)
  7. (transitive) to lock up (someone, something) in
  8. (transitive) to close up (distance), reduce

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References[edit]

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