sığmak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish صیغمق (sığmak, to go in, get in), from Proto-Turkic *sïg- (to enter, fit into).[1]

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (sıɣ-, to fit into), Azerbaijani sığmaq (to go in), Bashkir һыйыу (hıyıw, to fit), Kazakh сыю (syü, to fit in), Kyrgyz сыюу (sıyuu, to fit in), Turkmen sygmak (to find room), Uzbek sigʻmoq (to fit in).

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sığmak (third-person singular simple present sığar)

  1. (intransitive) to fit into (a container or place)

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References[edit]

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