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AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Turkish çağırmak. Unrelated to Azerbaijani çağ (time).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [t͡ʃɑɣɯrˈmɑχ], [t͡sɑɣɯrˈmɑχ]
  • Hyphenation: ça‧ğır‧maq

VerbEdit

çağırmaq

  1. to call (to cry or shout)
    • 2011 September 3, Nərmin Hüseynzadə, Azadlıq Radiosu[1]:
      Qulağımız belə öyrəşmişdi, atam qapıdan içəri girən kimi mütləq mənim adımı çağırırdı. Hətta evdə olmasam da.
      Our ears got used to it, my father would always call my name as soon as he entered through the door. Even if I wasn't home.
  2. (transitive) to call (to request, summon, or beckon)
    Çağır onu bura!
    Call him/her over here!
  3. (transitive) to call for, to order
    taksi çağırmaqto call for a cab
  4. (transitive) to invite (to ask for the presence or participation of someone or something)
    Synonym: dəvət etmək
  5. (transitive) to invite (to request formally)
    Əhmədi dindirmə üçün polis idarəsinə çağırıblar.
    Ahmed was called to police station for interrogation.
  6. (transitive) to convene, convoke (to cause to assemble)
  7. (transitive) to urge, call on, call for
    • 2016 July 18, BBC[2]:
      Luiziana atışması: 3 polisin ölümündən sonra Obama təmkinliyə çağırır.
      Louisiana shooting: after the death of 3 policemen, Obama is calling for restraint.
  8. (transitive, somewhat rare) to sing
    Aşıq gördüyünü çağırar.
    I am only telling what I saw; one should only speak of what one has seen with own eyes.
    (literally, “An ashugh sings what he's seen.”)
    Synonym: oxumaq

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Further readingEdit

  • çağırmaq in Obastan, Azerbaijani online dictionaries