Turkish edit

Etymology edit

From Ottoman Turkish اوزمك (üzmek, to overstrain, break down, injure, hurt feelings, treat with harshness), from Proto-Turkic *üŕ- (to break, tear, demolish).[1]

Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰇𐰕 (üz-, to break, tear), Azerbaijani üzmək (to break), Bashkir өҙөү (öźöw, to tear, break), Khakas ӱзерге (üzerge, to break off, pick off), Kyrgyz үзүү (üzüü, to interrupt, break, disrupt, pluck), Turkmen üzmek (to tear off, pluck), Uzbek uzmoq (to break, tear, pick).

Verb edit

üzmek (third-person singular simple present üzer)

  1. (transitive) to distress, upset, worry; to sadden
  2. (transitive) to abrade
  3. (transitive, dialectal) to break, tear

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References edit

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