yağmaq

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic јағмаг
Roman yağmaq
Perso-Arabic یاغماق

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *yag- (to rain).[1] Cognate with Turkish yağmak, Kazakh жауу (jaww), Chuvash ҫу (śu), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /jɑɣˈmɑχ/
  • Hyphenation: yağ‧maq

Verb[edit]

yağmaq (intransitive)

  1. to rain, to rain down
    Yağış yağırIt is raining. (literally, “The rain is raining.”)
  2. (figuratively) to radiate
    Gözündən nur yağır.His eyes shine with kindness. (literally, “Light radiates from his eyes.”)
    Üzündən sevinc yağır.His face shines with joy. (literally, “Joy radiates from his face.”)
    Sir-sifətindən zəhrimar yağır.He glares, glowers. (literally, “Venom radiates from his mug.”)
  3. (literally and figuratively) to pour forth (to strike many times and/or very intensely)
    • 2005, İsa Muğanna, Qəbristan[1], →ISBN; republished as İsa Muğanna. Seçilmiş Əsərləri. Altı cilddə., volume 5, Baku: Avrasiya Press, 2009, page 19:
      İcra Başçısı Məsi Qonaqlının dalınca qarğış, söyüş yağırdı.
      [A torrent of] cursing and swearing poured forth upon the mayor Masi Gonagli.

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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

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *yag- (to rain).

Verb[edit]

yağmaq

  1. to shower, to rain

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