konuşmak

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Turkish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish قونشمق‎. Surface etymology kon +‎ -uş + -mak. Literally, "to settle mutually".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [konuʃˈmɑk]
  • Hyphenation: ko‧nuş‧mak

Verb[edit]

konuşmak (third-person singular simple present konuşur)

  1. to speak
    Toplantıda Türkçe mi konuşmalıyım (yoksa) İngilizce mi?
    Should I speak Turkish or English in the meeting?
  2. to talk
    Konuş benimle!
    Talk to me!
    (literally, “Talk with me!”)
    Şey, konuşmamız gerek.
    Well, we need to talk.
  3. to converse; to chat

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