yakmak

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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jəkmac]
  • Hyphenation: yak‧mak

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ياقمق (yakmak, to burn), from Proto-Turkic *jak- (to burn).[1]

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (yak-, to burn), Chuvash ҫутма (śutma, to set on fire, light), Kyrgyz жагуу (caguu, to burn), Turkmen ýakmak (to burn), Uyghur ياقماق (yaqmaq, to kindle, light), Uzbek yoqmoq (to burn), Yakut сах (sax, to strike fire).

Verb[edit]

yakmak (third-person singular simple present yakar)

  1. (transitive) to light; to ignite; to set fire to, set on fire
  2. (transitive) to scorch, sear, burn
  3. (transitive) to burn down, incinerate
  4. (transitive) to turn on, light (electric lights)
  5. (transitive) to burn; to irritate, bite, scathe
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Etymology 2[edit]

Akin to Karakhanid [script needed] (yak-, to come near, touch, smear on), Uyghur ياقماق (yaqmaq, to stick, adhere, smear on, apply to).

Verb[edit]

yakmak (third-person singular simple present yakar)

  1. (transitive) to apply to, smear on
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References[edit]

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