yontmak

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Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish یونتمق(yontmak, to cut and chip, to pare down), causative of Ottoman Turkish یونمق(yonmak). The causative form took the place of the original verb. From Proto-Turkic *jōn- (to adze, plane).[1] Related to Old Turkic [script needed] (yon-, to shave, scrape), Azerbaijani yonmaq (to hew, shave) Kyrgyz жонуу (conuu, to whittle), Uzbek yoʻnmoq.

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yontmak (third-person singular simple present yontar)

  1. (transitive) to shape sth. by cutting it; to chisel; to hew; to whittle; to dress (stone); to sculpt, sculpture
  2. (transitive) to point or sharpen

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