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From Proto-Turkic *jAp- (to make, create, arrange).[1] Compare Karakhanid [script needed] (yap-, to build), Old Uyghur [script needed] (yap-, to make, create).


yapmak (third-person singular simple present yapar)

  1. (transitive) to make; to build, construct, fashion; to create; to manufacture; to produce; to prepare
    Sana kek yaptım.I made a cake for you.
    (Literally to you)
  2. (transitive) to do; to busy oneself with, act, behave
    Ödevini yaptın mı?Did you do your homework?
  3. (transitive) to repair, fix
    Babam bozuk lambayı yaptı.My father fixed the defective lamp.
  4. (intransitive, with dative case) to defecate
  5. (slang, colloquial) to have sexual intercourse, to fuck
    Sen o oğlanla yaptın mı?Did you do that boy?
    (with that boy)

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