seçmək

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *sEč- (to choose, select).[1] Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (seç-, to choose, discern), Turkish seçmek (to choose, distinguish), Turkmen seçmek (to choose), Yakut эс- (es-, throw away).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [set͡ʃˈmæk], [set͡ʃˈmæj]
  • IPA(key): [set͡sˈmæk], [set͡sˈmæj]
  • (Tabriz) IPA(key): [seʃˈmɑχ][2]
  • Hyphenation: seç‧mək

Verb[edit]

seçmək

  1. (transitive) to choose, pick
    • 2012 November 6, “Matrix Fəlsəfəsi”, in Azad Düşünce[1]:
      Matrix filmi tamaşaçıya suallarla meydan oxuyan bir filmdir. Hansı həbi seçərsiniz?
      Matrix is a movie that challanges the viewer with questions. Which pill will you choose?
    Hər ikisinə sahib ola bilməzsən, birini seçməlisən, ikincisindən isə əl çəkməlisən.
    You can't get them both, you have to choose one and let the other alone.
  2. (transitive) to elect
    Amerikada yeni prezident seçildiA new president has been elected in America.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*sEč-”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Haneda, Koichi (2009—2010), “seçmək”, in لغات لهج هی تبریز [Vocabulary of Tabrizi Dialect] (in Persian), Tabriz: یاران, →ISBN, page 112