yapışmak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish ياپشمق(yapışmak, to stick, adhere), from Proto-Turkic *jạp-ɨĺč-(to glue, stick to).[1]

Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed](yap-, to glue (tr.))/[script needed](yapış-, to adhere, stick (intr.)), Azeri yapışmaq(to stick, adhere), Bashkir йәбешеү(yäbešew, to stick), Chuvash сыпӑҫма(sypăśma, to adhere), Kazakh жабысу(jabısw, to cling), Kyrgyz жабышуу(cabışuu, to adhere), Turkmen ýapyşmak(to stick), Tuvan чыпшыр(čıpšır, to stick), Uzbek yopishmoq(to adhere), Yakut сыһын(sıhın, to stick to) and сибээ(sibee, to smear).

Verb[edit]

yapışmak ‎(third-person singular simple present yapışır)

  1. (intransitive) to stick (to), adhere (to); to cling to
  2. (intransitive, figuratively) to cling to (someone) like a leech, latch onto (someone) like a leech

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References[edit]

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