sevmek

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Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish سومك(sevmek, to love, caress), ultimately from Proto-Turkic *seb- (to love, like). See the native Kipchak reflex; süymek.

Verb[edit]

sevmek

  1. to love
  2. to like

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish سومك(sevmek, to love, caress), from Proto-Turkic *seb- (to love, like).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [sevmec]
  • Hyphenation: sev‧mek

Verb[edit]

sevmek (third-person singular simple present sever)

  1. (transitive) to love
    Seni seviyorum.I love you.
  2. (transitive) to like, enjoy
    Uyumayı severim.I like sleeping.
  3. (transitive) to care, fondle, caress, pet

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References[edit]

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