yemek

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Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [jɛˈmɛc]
  • Hyphenation: ye‧mek

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish یمك ‎(yemek, to eat, consume), from Proto-Turkic *jē- ‎(to eat).[1]

Verb[edit]

yemek ‎(third-person singular simple present yer)

  1. (transitive) to eat
  2. (transitive) to require, use up, consume
  3. (transitive, of an insect) to bite, eat someone up
  4. (transitive) to drain, wear someone down, take a lot out of someone
  5. (transitive, slang) to kill
  6. (transitive, slang) to lay, have sex with, kiss, lick, suck
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish یمك ‎(yemek, food, meal). Cognate to Kipchak [Arabic needed] ‎(yemek, food), ultimately derived from Proto-Turkic *jē- ‎(to eat), see etymology 1 above.

Noun[edit]

yemek ‎(definite accusative yemeği, plural yemekler)

  1. meal, food
  2. repast
  3. dish, particular kind of food
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References[edit]

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