salmak

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish صالمق(salmak, to loose, free, throw, fling, send, postpone, impose as a tax), from Proto-Turkic *sal- (to put, throw, drop, lower).

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (sal-, to let go, free, lower), Old Uyghur [script needed] (sal-, to swing) Azerbaijani salmaq (to drop, lower), Bashkir һалыу (halïw, to put), Crimean Tatar salmaq (to put), Chuvash сулма (sulma, to swing, throw, put, impose), Kyrgyz сал- (sal-), Turkmen salmak (to put, place), Tuvan салыр (salır, to put, place, let go), Uzbek solmoq.

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salmak (third-person singular simple present salar)

  1. (transitive) to set free, let go, release
  2. (transitive) (for a plant) to put out, put forth (shoots, roots)
  3. (transitive) to send, dispatch
  4. (transitive) to let (someone, an animal) attack, sic
  5. to ignore, neglect, omit, be careless

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