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From Ottoman Turkish يازمق (yazmak, to write, inscribe, register, paint, decorate), from Proto-Turkic *jạŕ- (to write).[1]

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (yaz-, to write), Azerbaijani yazmaq (to write), Bashkir яҙыу (yaðïw, to write), Chuvash ҫыр (śyr), ҫырма (śyrma, to write, compose, draw), Kyrgyz жазуу (cazuu, to write), Turkmen ýazmak (to write, cite, type), Uyghur يازماق (yazmaq, to write, copy), Uzbek yozmoq (to write, record). See also Hungarian ír (to write), a borrowing from the same source.


  • IPA(key): [jazmak]
  • Hyphenation: yaz‧mak


yazmak (third-person singular simple present yazar)

  1. (transitive) to write, write down, inscribe
  2. (transitive) to burn (CD, DVD)
  3. (transitive) to compose
  4. (transitive) to enroll, register; to enlist, sign, record, note down
  5. (slang, used with dative case) to flirt (with)


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