See also: almák

Karaim

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Etymology

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From Proto-Turkic *ạl-.

Verb

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almak

  1. to take

References

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  • N. A. Baskakov, S.M. Šapšala, editor (1973), “almak”, in Karaimsko-Russko-Polʹskij Slovarʹ [Karaim-Russian-Polish Dictionary], Moscow: Moskva, →ISBN

Turkish

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Etymology

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From Ottoman Turkish آلمق, from Proto-Turkic *ạl- (to take).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ɑɫmɑk/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧mak

Verb

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almak (third-person singular simple present alır)

  1. to take
    Antonym: vermek
  2. to buy
    Antonym: satmak
  3. (transitive) to depilate
    Kollarını mı alıyorsun?
    Do you shave your arms regularly?
  4. (transitive) (of a man) to marry a woman
    Beni alan yaşadı.
    Whoever ends up marrying me will be very lucky.
  5. (ditransitive) to take as a wife to usually one's son
    güzel kızlara "seni oğluma alayım mı?" diyen teyzeaunties that ask beautiful girls "would you like to be my daughter-in-law, hm, what do you say?"

Conjugation

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