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From Ottoman Turkish اوينامق (oynamak, to play, perform, risk, disport, move, vibrate, dance, amuse one's self, jest), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (oyna-), from Proto-Turkic [Term?]. Equivalent to oyun (game) + -a (archaic verb forming suffix from nouns).


oynamak (third-person singular simple present oynar)

  1. to play, amuse oneself, fool around
  2. (for a film or play) to be on, be playing
  3. to dance; to gambol, cavort, frisk about
  4. to move, stir, budge, hop
  5. to fluctuate, move back and forth, flicker
  6. (transitive) to perform (a play), play (a card)
  7. to risk, play around with, trifle with
  8. to monkey with, tinker with, tamper with


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