yarmak

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish یارمق(yarmak, to split, rend), from Proto-Turkic *yār- (to split).[1] Akin to Proto-Mongolic *jara- (to split open, open wide) (Mongolian ярах (jarah, to cleave, thrust, draw open)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jaɾmac]
  • Hyphenation: yar‧mak

Verb[edit]

yarmak (third-person singular simple present yarar)

  1. (transitive) to split, cleave, rend; slit
  2. (transitive) to hack, chop
  3. (transitive) to breach, tear

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References[edit]

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