oturub-durmaq

AzerbaijaniEdit

EtymologyEdit

Converbal compound of oturmaq +‎ durmaq. Literally, 'to sit down and to stand up'.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [otuˈrub durˈmɑχ]
  • (Karabakh) IPA(key): [otuˈruf durˈmɑχ]

VerbEdit

oturub-durmaq (intransitive, colloquial)

  1. Used other than figuratively or idiomatically: see oturmaq,‎ durmaq.
  2. to associate, to consort [+ (object) ilə = with]
    • 1928, Jafar Jabbarly, Sevil:
      A qız, daha mənə vəzzariyyat oxuma, mən indi böyük cəmiyyət adamıyam, doktorlar, ədiblər, filosoflar ilə oturub-dururam.
      Girl, don't say nonsense like that to me anymore, I'm a big and public person now, I consort with with doctors, writers, philosophers.
    Synonym: ünsiyyətdə olmaq
  3. to dance to someone's tune, to live and die by someone's word, to obey or follow every instruction from someone, to follow someone's guidance rather than taking independent decisions (mostly with söz or dediyi as the comitative object)
    • 2013 June 21, Qafqazinfo[1]:
      Avropa Parlamenti kimdir ki, onun dediyi ilə oturub-duraq?
      Who are the European Union, that we should follow blindly their orders?

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