yüzmek

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish يوزمك (yüzmek, to swim, float), from Proto-Turkic *jüŕ- (to swim, float), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *ni̯úŕe (to become wet, soak).[1] Compare Japanese 濡れる (nureru, to get wet), Manchu ᠨᡝᡵᡝᠮᠪᡳ (nerembi, to swim (of animals)), Mongolian норох (noroh, to soak up, get wet).

Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰘𐰇𐰕 (yüz-, to swim), Karakhanid [script needed] (yüzmēk, to swim), Azeri üzmək (to swim), Bashkir йөҙөү (yöðöw, to swim), Kazakh жүзу (jüzw, to swim), Kyrgyz жүзүү (cüzüü, to swim, float), Turkmen ýüzmek (to swim, float, sail), Uyghur ئۈزمەك (üzmek, to swim), Uzbek yuzmoq (to swim).

Verb[edit]

yüzmek (third-person singular simple present yüzer)

  1. (intransitive) to swim
    Sıcak günlerde havuzda yüzmeyi severim.I like swimming in the pool in warm days.
  2. (intransitive) to float
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish يوزمك (yüzmek, to skin, flay), from Proto-Turkic *jüŕ- (to peel off (skin), to skin), which, according to the controversial Altaic hypothesis, is possibly derived from Proto-Altaic *ǯi̯uŕi (to peel, skim off).[2] Compare Mongolian зорох (zoroh, to plane, shave, chip).

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (yüzmēk, to skin).

Verb[edit]

yüzmek (third-person singular simple present yüzer)

  1. (transitive) to skin, flay
    Ölü koyunun derisini yüzdü.He/she flayed the skin from the dead sheep.
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References[edit]

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