yağmak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ياغمق (yağmak, to rain, to come down in a shower), from Proto-Turkic *jag- (to rain).[1]

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (yaɣ-, to pour, rain), Azeri yağmaq, Bashkir яуыу (yawïw), Kazakh жауу (jaww), Khakas чаарға (çaarğa), Turkmen ýagmak, Tuvan чаар (čaar), Uzbek yogʻmoq.

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yağmak (third-person singular simple present yağar)

  1. (intransitive) to rain, shower, or fall abundantly (on/upon)

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References[edit]

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