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AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *ört- (to cover)[1], whence also Azerbaijani örpək (headscarf).

Cognate with Turkish örtmek (to cover, shut), Chuvash витме (vitme, to cover, protect, close), etc.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [œrtˈmæk], [œrtˈmæj]
  • Hyphenation: ört‧mək

VerbEdit

örtmək

  1. (transitive) to close, shut (the door etc.)
    Synonym: bağlamaq
    Qapını ört!Shut the door!
  2. (transitive) to hide; to conceal, hush up, cover up
    Synonyms: ört-basdır etmək, gizlətmək
  3. (transitive) to cover
    Synonym: bürümək
    Buludlar göyü örtdü.Clouds covered the sky.
  4. (transitive) to veil
    Synonym: bağlamaq

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ReferencesEdit

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