uyumak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish اویومق (uyumak, to sleep), from Proto-Turkic *uβ-, *ū-dɨ- (to sleep), according to Starostin it is derived from Proto-Turkic (sleep) preserved in Yakut, Dolgan and Khalaj.[1] See Yakut уу (uu, sleep).

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (uδı-, to sleep), Old Turkic [script needed] (udı-, to sleep), Dolgan утуй (to sleep), Khakas узирға (uzirğa, to sleep), Tuvan удуур (uduur, to sleep), Yakut утуй (utuy, to sleep).

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uyumak (third-person singular simple present uyur)

  1. (intransitive) to sleep; to go to sleep
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to be unaware of what's going on

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