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TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ottoman Turkish بیومك (biyümek), بويمك (büyümek, to increase in size, grow, to rise in rank or importance), from Proto-Turkic *bedü- (to become bigger, grow).[1]

Cognate with Karakhanid [script needed] (beδü-, to grow up), Old Uyghur [script needed] (bedü-, to grow, increase), Azeri böyümək (to grow up), Tuvan бедиир (bädïïr, to rise, go up).

VerbEdit

büyümek (third-person singular simple present büyür)

  1. (intransitive) to grow, to increase in size
  2. (intransitive) to grow up, flourish, vegetate
  3. (intransitive) to increase; to get more intense; to expand
  4. (intransitive) to become more important

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ReferencesEdit

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