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From Old Turkic ud- (to go after, follow, conform), from Proto-Turkic *ud- (to follow, conform), possibly from Proto-Altaic *p`ŭdi (to follow).[1] Compare Mongolian үдэх (üdeh, to accompany) Manchu ᡶᡠᡩᡝᠮᠪᡳ (fudembi, to follow along).


uymak (third-person singular simple present uyar)

  1. (intransitive) to go with, to match, look good with, harmonize with
    Ayakkabın eteğine uyuyor.Your shoes match your skirt.
  2. (intransitive) to suit, fit, be the right size and shape for
    Bu giysilerin tümü sana uydu mu?Did all of these clothes fit you?
  3. (intransitive) to follow, conform to, comply with; to conform to (someone's) wishes, fall in line with, fall in with
    Kurallara uy!Follow the rules!
    Şeytana uydum.I fell into temptation (literally, “complied with the devil”)
  4. (intransitive) to adapt (to), adjust (to)



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