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EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish چزمك(çizmek, to draw, sketch), from Proto-Turkic *čiŕ- (to draw).[1]

Cognate with Old Uyghur [script needed] (çız-, to draw), Bashkir һыҙыу (hïðïw, to draw), Chuvash чӗрме (čĕrme, to tear, scratch, draw), Kyrgyz сызуу (sızuu, to draw), Turkmen çyzmak (to draw, sketch, design), Uyghur سىزماق(sizmaq, to draw), Uzbek chizmoq (to draw, paint). Also compare Mongolian чирэх (čireh, to drag, pull, draw).

VerbEdit

çizmek (third-person singular simple present çizer)

  1. (transitive) to draw (a line)
  2. (transitive) to draw, sketch
  3. (transitive) to scratch, scarify
  4. (transitive) to cross out, strike out, scratch out, cancel

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ReferencesEdit

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