soymak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish صويمق (soymak, to strip, undress, rob), from Proto-Turkic *soj- (to skin, peel).[1]

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (soy-, to skin, strip), Azeri soymaq (to undress), Bashkir һуйыу (huyïw, to skin, kill), Chuvash сӳме (süme, to tear, strip off, rob), Crimean Tatar soymaq (to kill a cow or sheep), Khakas сойарға (soyarğa, to strip off), Kyrgyz союу (soyuu, to kill), Turkmen soýmak (to skin), Uyghur سويماق (soymaq, to slaughter, skin), Uzbek so'ymoq (to butcher, slay).

Verb[edit]

soymak (third-person singular simple present soyar)

  1. (transitive) to peel
  2. (transitive) to skin
  3. (transitive) to undress, to strip
  4. (transitive) to rob

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References[edit]

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