yolmak

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic [script needed] (yol-/yul-, to pluck), from Proto-Turkic *jol- (to tear out, pick out, pluck). Possibly related to Mongolian зулгаах (zulgaah, to pick, pluck feathers from a chicken).

Cognate with Azerbaijani yolmaq (to pluck), Kazakh жұлу (julw, to twitch, pluck), Kyrgyz жулуу (culuu, to pluck), Turkmen ýolmak (to pluck, tear out), Uyghur يۇلماق(yulmaq, to pluck, pull out), Uzbek yulmoq (to pluck).

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yolmak (third-person singular simple present yolar)

  1. (transitive) pick, pluck
    Tavuğun tüylerini yoldu.He/she plucked the feathers of the chicken.
  2. (transitive) strip, bare
  3. (transitive) rip off, milk, bleed, mulct
    Oyun yayımcıları yarım oyun piyasaya sürüp indirilebilir içerikler ile oyuncuları yoluyor.Game publishers release half a game and rip off gamers with downloadable content.

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