cırmaq

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly from Proto-Turkic *yīr-, *yï̄r- (to split lengthwise; to break, tear), in which case a doublet of yırtmaq (wear out; rend). Compare with Crimean Tatar cırtmaq.

Alternatively, onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [d͡ʒɯrˈmɑχ], [d͡zɯrˈmɑχ]
  • Hyphenation: cır‧maq

VerbEdit

cırmaq

  1. (transitive) to tear, tear apart
  2. (intransitive, colloquial) to slip away, sneak away
  3. (intransitive, colloquial) to skedaddle, to hightail, to flee

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • cırıq (tattered, torn, ragged)