tırsmak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Northern Kurdish tirsîn (to be afraid of),[1] first attested in the 1990s. According to Nişanyan the verb spread country-wide from Istanbul slang thanks to Metin Kaçan's book Ağır Roman.[2]

Verb[edit]

tırsmak (third-person singular simple present tırsar)

  1. (intransitive) to be afraid of, freak out

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–) , “tırs-”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  2. ^ Nişanyan, Sevan (10.04.2013) , “Kürtçe dersleri: kirve, tırsmak, şıh, isot, dürbün”, in nisanyan1.blogspot.com.tr[1] (in Turkish), archived from the original on 29 June 2014, retrieved 1 March 2016