ötmək

AzerbaijaniEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ötˈmæk], [ötˈmæj]
  • Hyphenation: öt‧mək

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Turkic *öt- (to pass by, pass through). Cognate with Chuvash вит (vit).

VerbEdit

ötmək

  1. (transitive) to overtake (to pass a more slowly moving object or entity)
    Yolda onun maşını bizimkini ötdü.His car overtook ours on the road.
    Amerikaya çatmaq və onu ötüb-keçmək (a Soviet slogan)to catch up and overtake America
    Synonym: ötüb-keçmək
  2. (transitive) to excel, to surpass
  3. (intransitive) to pass, pass by
  4. (intransitive, transitive) to pass, to go by, to elapse, to slip by (of time)
    • 2019 May 18, Oxu.az[1]:
      Bu gün Azərbaycanın Dağlıq Qarabağ bölgəsində yerləşən Şuşa şəhərinin Ermənistan tərəfindən işğal olunmasından 27 il ötür.
      On this day, 27 years have passed since the occupation of Shusha in the Nagorno-Karabakh region of Azerbaijan by Armenia.
      (literally, “are passing by”)
    Mənim yaşım əllini ötüb.I have passed fifty (literally, “My age has passed fifty.”)
    Synonym: keçmək
  5. (intransitive) to elapse, to run out, to expire, to fall due
  6. (intransitive) to overboil
    Synonym: bitmək
  7. (intransitive) to go away, stop, to cease
    Başağrısı ötdü.The headache has gone away
    Yağış ötdü.It has stopped raining
    Synonym: kəsilmək
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Turkic *öt- (to sing (of birds); to say; to ask, request). Cognate with Turkish ötmek, Chuvash авӑт (avăt, to sing (of birds)).

VerbEdit

ötmək

  1. (intransitive) to sing (of birds)

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