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From Ottoman Turkish توره‌‌‌مك (türemek, to start into existence, increase and multiply), from Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (dörü-), [script needed] (töre-, to be born, come into existence), from Proto-Turkic *töre- (to be born, originate), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from possibly from Proto-Altaic *t`ŏ̀ri (to be born, copulate).[1] Compare Proto-Mongolic *töre- (to be born), (Mongolian төрөх (töröh)), either an Altaic cognate[1] or a Turkic borrowing.[2][1]


türemek (third-person singular simple present türer)

  1. (intransitive) to breed, increase, multiply, pullulate
  2. (intransitive, with ablative case) to descend, originate, arise, emerge, derive, be derived
  3. (intransitive) to spring up, appear suddenly


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003), “*t`ŏ̀ri”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill
  2. ^ Clauson, Gerard (1972), “törü:-”, in An Etymological Dictionary of pre-thirteenth-century Turkish, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 533